Controversy Surrounds Buddhist Monk Magalkande Sudaththa Thera Amidst Alleged Sexual Offense Scandal

Buddhist monk Magalkande Sudaththa Thera, known for his leadership role in the ultra-nationalist organization 'Sihala Rawaya,' finds himself embroiled in a scandal following the circulation of a video depicting an alleged sexual offense.

The incident, which unfolded in Japan, involved the monk being attacked by his supporters after they discovered him sharing a room with a young male individual.

In the video that has since gone viral, a group of supporters stormed into the monk's abode and confronted him, alleging that he had committed a sexual offense. The relatives of the young male person, visibly agitated, can be seen participating in the confrontation and physically attacking the monk. The incident has sparked widespread outrage and raised concerns within the community.

Magalkande Sudaththa Thera, recognized for his nationalist rhetoric and controversial views, has long been a prominent figure in Sri Lanka's political and social landscape. The 'Sihala Rawaya' organization, under his leadership, has advocated for ultra-nationalist causes, often promoting ethnocentric ideologies. This scandal has cast a shadow over the monk's credibility and could potentially impact the reputation of the organization.

The allegations of a sexual offense against Magalkande Sudaththa Thera have ignited a heated debate among the public and various religious and civic organizations in Sri Lanka. Calls for an immediate investigation into the matter have intensified, with many demanding justice and transparency.