The Attorney General has filed indictments against former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran, PTL owner Arjun Aloysius, PTL CEO Kasun Palisena, former Deputy Governor P. Samarasiri and six others over the bond scam.
The High Court has summoned the accused to appear before the court on July 19, 2019.
Other suspects are PTL directors Geoffrey Joseph Aloysius, Pushya Mithra Gunawardane, Chitta Ranjan Hulugalla, Muthuraja Surendran and Ajahn Gardiya Punchchihewa.
The accused have been indicted in connection with the charges arising out of the Treasury Bond auction held on February 27, 2015 (in respect of the face value of Rs.10.058 billion) causing a Rs.688 million loss to the government. (Shehan Chamika Silva)