Immigration Officials Disembark Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera From His Flight To London

Sri Lankan immigration officials disembarked Prominent Buddhist monk Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera from his flight to London today due to issues relating to a court order. 

Although the Colombo High Court lifted the travel ban on the monk, the immigration officials said there was an issue over the 'date of travel'. 

Dhammaloka Thera was scheduled to visit the United Kingdom for a religious programme. 

He is currently facing a court case over illegal possession of a baby elephant violating the Wildlife  Act. 

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