Tuesday, 22nd June 2021

Mahendran extradition to be considered by Singapore

Singapore, Sep 05 (BAN/ AD): Sri Lankan origin and former Sri Lanka Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran extradition would be considered by Singapore’s Foreign Affairs Ministry. In a statement it has said once the necessary supporting information and documents were received process will be considered.

The ministry has said the information and documents had been requested since January 18 this year, and the Sri Lankan High Commission had also confirmed that these documents had not yet been conveyed to the Singapore Government.

In a statement ministry said “When we receive them, we will consider the extradition request further in accordance with the Singaporean law.” Mahendran was accused in 2015 of passing sensitive information to his bond-dealer son-in-law to make millions in undue profits.

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