Singapore awaiting supporting documents for Sri Lanka's extradition request

Former Sri Lankan central bank chief Arjuna Mahendran is wanted for his alleged role in an insider trading scam.
Former Sri Lankan central bank chief Arjuna Mahendran is wanted for his alleged role in an insider trading scam.

Singapore is waiting for certain documents and information before it can consider Sri Lanka's request to extradite its former central bank chief Arjuna Mahendran.

In fact, the authorities here have been working with their Sri Lankan counterparts on the issue since January, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 21, 2019, with the headline 'S'pore awaiting supporting documents for Sri Lanka's extradition request'. Subscribe