Legal Experts Say Singapore Government Will Take At Least Two Years To Extradite Former CB Governor Arjuna Mahendran

September 06, 2019

Legal expert Dr. Prathibha mahanamahewa said it would take more than two yours to ensure the extraditon of former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran from Singapore.

Mahendra, a Singapore citizen, is currently evading the Sri Lankan law enforcement authorities over the bonds scam.

Dr. Mahanamahewa said the Singapore legal system lays strong emphasis on fundamental rights of the country's citizens.

He said the Singapore authorities would take a long time to examine the documents submitted by the Attorney General's Department of Sri Lanka.

President Maithripala Sirisena, addressing the 68th convention of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party in Colombo, said all necessary documents were ready to seek the extradition of Mahendran.

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