'Gnanasara Thera Insulted Quran' - Muslim Affairs Director General Affirms

Submitting an observation report to the Colombo Fort Magistrate, the Director General of Muslim Religious Affairs affirmed that the statement made by Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera to the media recently contains derogatory remarks on Quran.

The Director General of Muslim Religious Affairs had submitted this report on an order issued by Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage to prepare independent and rational report into the content of the concerned video footage to ascertain whether his speech contained derogatory remarks on Quran.

The Colombo Crime Division (CCD) yesterday informed the court that footage of Gnanasara Thera's speech has been handed over to the Director General of Muslim Religious Affairs to ascertain whether his speech contained derogatory remarks on Quran. 

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