President Maithripala Sirisena has contracted the required documents to release Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera, established sources from the Presidential Secretariat said.
When contacted BBS Chief Executive Officer Dilantha Withanage, he said the Presidential Secretariat had informed them about passing the relevant documents to release the monk.
“The specific documents have been contracted last evening. However, the Presidential Secretariat did not mention the date of the release,” he said, while conveying gratitude to the President for paying a visit to the prison and taking the decision to release the monk.
Meanwhile, BBS National Organiser Ven. Vitharandeniya Nanda Thera said Ven. Gnanasara Thera would be free today (23) at 3.00 PM.