President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at a religious event at Temple Trees on Friday (Oct 28) in view of Deepavali, which falls today.
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CBSL Bond scam

COPE holds Mahendran responsible, demands legal action against him

* Calls for recovering losses from culprits
* Chairman prevented from revealing his ordeal
* AG will have to be consulted - PM

COPE Chairman Sunil Handunnetti informed Parliament yesterday that his committee had found that former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran was directly responsible for the Treasury bond scam and recommended legal action against him and the other Central Bank officials responsible for it.  



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