KAWASOTI, Nov 14: As many as 39 corruption cases have been registered in Nawalpur district during the period of four months.
The cases were registered in four months of the current fiscal year, shared Rabilal Pantha, Chief, Office of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Butwal.
Among the registered graft cases, 19 are associated to the education sector, he shared. The complaints are related to sub-standard construction of school building, irregularities in staff recruitment, mismanagement of scholarship amount and misuse of textbook amount, Pantha added.
Likewise, 11 cases include irregularities in construction sector, sub-standard works executed through users' committee and abuse of authority by ward chairpersons in municipality and rural municipality.
Three corruption cases were related to forest sector, two of water resource and irrigation and one each related to land, physical infrastructure, home and urban development affairs were registered in Nawalpur. Out of the registered cases, 16 were settled and 24 are still under investigation process.