For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
During the recent Derana 360 programme the Ven.Gnanasara thera the General Secretary of the Bodu Bal a Sena organisation participated. The conductor of this programme Dilka Samanmalee exposed that the Gnansara thera had been charged and fined in courts for driving after liquor which was one among the seven charges he was guilty of.
After the programme of exposing these details Dilka had been receiving constant death threats over the phone. In this regard she had complained to the CID.
During this discussion Dilka had questioned the Gnanasara thera that his organisation and he in particular is against liquor and gambling. But she proved that while showing some reports from the courts that the thera had admitted his offences in courts and even had paid the court fines.