A petition was filed at the Court of Appeal seeking an order declaring that Arjuna Mahendran is disqualified and not entitled to hold office as the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

The petition was filed by Executive Director of Campaigns for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) Keerthi Tennakoon through his counsel.

The Petitioner stated that there were serious allegations of corruption against the Respondent, in particular in the issuance of treasury bonds on 27.02.2015.