The Singapore Attorney General is considering a request made by Sri Lanka to extradite former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran, the Sri Lankan Attorney General’s office said.
The documents seeking the extradition of Arjuna Mahendran had been handed over to the Singapore Government by the Sri Lankan High Commission in Singapore.
President Maithripala Sirisena had signed the documents seeking the extradition of Arjuna Mahendran from Singapore
In June this year the Attorney General filed indictments against Arjuna Mahendran and nine others before the Permanent High Court Trial-at-Bar over the Central Bank treasury bond scam.
Later the Permanent High Court Trial-at-Bar summoned the accused to appear before the court.
The Permanent High Court issued a warrant for the arrest of the former Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Arjuna Mahendran over the Central Bank bond scam.