Speaker Karu Jayasuriya briefing the media yesterday regarding measures he would take in respect of the report on the treasury bond scams (Pic courtesy Speaker’s Office)

Bond probe commission:

Action recommended against Mahendran, Aloysius, Ravi, et al

Evidence has established PM didn’t ask AR to stop direct placements immediately

The presidential commission of inquiry which probed Treasury bond scams has determined that the then CBSL Governor Arjuna Mahendran provided 'inside information' to Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) owned by his son-in-law Arjuna Aloysius and acted in collusion with that company.



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Raza stars as Zimbabwe seal thriller


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