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* Two three-judge benches appointed to hear cases related to Central Bank bond scam
Thu, Feb 18, 2021, 11:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 18, Colombo: On the request of the Attorney General, the Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya has appointed two trial at bar to hear cases pertaining to the controversial Central Bank Treasury bond issuances.

Coordinating Secretary of the Attorney General State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne said the trial at bar will look into two bond auctions in March 2016.

Accordingly, High Court Judges D Thotawatta, Manjula Thilakarathna and M Irasadeen have been appointed to the first trial at bar while High Court Judges Amal Ranaraja, Namal Balalle and Adithya Patabandige have been appointed to the second trial at bar to hear the cases.

Accordingly, High Court Judges D. Thotawatte, Manjula Tilakaratne and M. Irsadeen have been appointed to the first first trial at bar while High Court Judges Amal Ranaraja, Namal Balalle and Adithya Patabandige have been appointed to the second trial at bar to hear the two cases.

The Attorney General Dappula de Livera has filed charges in the Colombo High Court against 11 suspects including former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, former Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran, and Perpetual Treasures Director Arjun Aloysius for misappropriating Rs. 51.98 billion in two Central Bank bond auctions held between March 29 and March 31, 2016.

 

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