Arrest warrant issued for Arjun Mahendran

2019-08-09 at 11:45

The Permanent High Court-at-Bar has issued an arrest warrant for the first defendant named in the Bond issuance case, former Governor of the Central Bank Sri Lanka Arjun Mahendran.

The order was issued by the Special High Court’s Trial-at-Bar consisting Justices Sampath Abeykoon, Sampath Wijeratne and Champa Janaki Rajaratne.

The Trial-at-Bar also issued notice for Ajan Punchihewa, the 10th defendant in the case.

Court meanwhile ordered the Attorney General to submit reports pertaining to the issuance of notice and the arrest warrant at the next hearing scheduled for the 4th of December.

The case was due to be taken up for hearing once again on the 17th of September.

However the date was amended and court decided to reschedule the hearing for the 4th of December instead.