President signs Arjun Mahendran extradition request

Thinappuyal English September 7, 2019 Comments Off on President signs Arjun Mahendran extradition request

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday signing documents related to the extradition of former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran from Singapore to Sri Lanka. Picture by Udesh Gunaratne - President’s Media Division
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday signing documents related to the extradition of former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran from Singapore to Sri Lanka. Picture by Udesh Gunaratne – President’s Media Division

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday signed documents related to the extradition of former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran from Singapore to Sri Lanka.

A report containing more than 21,000 pages prepared by the Attorney General are to submitted to the relevant authorities in Singapore for the extradition.

“The President scrutinized the related documents and placed his signature as the Minister of Defence,” sources said.

The extradition requested will be forwarded to the Singapore government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.