Assassinating attempt of Kataragama Wedasitikanda Chief Incumbent

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Assassinating attempt of Kataragama Wedasitikanda Chief Incumbent

Heelle Gnanananda Thero, Chief Incumbent of Wedasitikanda Rajamaha Viharaya, Kataragama attempt to assassinate five young monks and laypeople who are said to have come to rob the temple Two persons were arrested by the Kataragama Police on the night of the 25th and another A special operation has been launched to arrest about ten people Kataragama Police say. 

There has been a dispute between the two parties over the ownership of the Wedasitikanda temple for some time A case pending in this regard is pending in the Hambantota High Court. The group the day before yesterday evening Has come to the temple. Among those present were about ten monks and laypeople. The Chief Incumbent said that there are about 20 of them. Among those arrested so far is a well-known temple in Anuradhapura It is said that there is a group. 

The following is the style of going to worship at the temple in groups of four or five The group of about 30 people who had come to the necklace attacked the manager who was their Drivers of three vehicles parked to transport devotees to the top were threatened. The manager downstairs has told the police that he had gone upstairs. Ayesh Krishnan was one of the two police constables deployed to guard the upper floor (24727) said of the incident: The day before yesterday (25th) five monks and about 25 or 30 other laities visited this temple. About four vehicles came up to the upper courtyard.

 I am also in front of Hashan Madhusanka (29419) Ralahamith Was. The chief incumbent of the temple was a monk because we felt there was a conspiracy. We sent him into the room and closed the door. Two of the Nayaka Theras had handcuffs and iron rods in their hands He came to the room and told me to open the door. Hashan tried to break down the door with a stick Madhusanka put her arm around Ralahamy's neck and squeezed his neck. Soldiers on guard when two men came running, and when I was getting ready to take the pistol and shoot, the group got back in the vehicles Left.

Some of the lay people present were holding aloes, iron rods and various others. There were also two bags of manure packed with pieces of iron—the Chief Incumbent of the Wedasitikanda Vihara, Ven. Heelle Gnanananda Nayaka Thero said, "Since the death of the former Chief Incumbent of Wedasiti Kanda Ratmalana Siddhartha Nayaka Thero in 2011.