Sri Lanka asks Singapore to extradite ex-governor

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Arjuna Mahendran

Sri Lankan authorities will request the extradition of their country’s former central bank governor from Singapore, they announced on September 1.

Arjuna Mahendran left Sri Lanka for Singapore after local media and politicians accused him of being involved in a major financial crime at the central bank. The Sri Lankan attorney-general’s office said that it had sent 21,000 pages of documents detailing the case for extraditing Mahendran to the Singaporean government.

The documents allege that

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