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Former Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran to be dealt under the extradition law.

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By ITN News Editor December 4, 2019 19:03

Former Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran to be dealt under the extradition law.

Former Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran, who is the main accused of the Central Bank Bonds scam case, has been referred to the Singapore Attorney General’s Department for extradition proceedings under extradition law.
The Permanent High Court Trial-at-Bar had issued warrants on August 9 for Arjun Mahendran’s arrest. The relevant documents have been sent to the Attorney General’s Department of Singapore through the Ministry of External Affairs. Additional Solicitor General Parinda Ranasinghe said that the Singaporean Department is investigating whether the documents and claims are in accordance with the law of Singapore. He said that information is constantly exchanged via the electronic messages for this purpose. Meanwhile, the sixth accused of the case, Jeffrey Aloysius, was granted permission by the three-bench High Court to go abroad for two months under two additional sureties of 2.5 million rupees. The tenth accused of the case, AjahanGardiyaPunchihewa, was also evading court and was issued notices to appear before the court.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor December 4, 2019 19:03