Sri Lankan lawyers allege wrongdoing by senior central bank officials

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Defence lawyers in Sri Lanka representing a man accused of major fraud have asked for two senior central bank officials to be officially recognised as suspects, local media reported.

Lawyers representing Arjun Aloysius filed a motion with the magistrate’s court in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, local newspaper Colombo Page reported. Aloysius is the son-in-law of former central bank governor Arjuna Mahendran, who fled the country after he was accused of misusing his office by politicians and

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