KATHMANDU, July 18: The accused in most corruption cases registered at the Special Court have been acquitted due to weak evidence and investigation by the Commision for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA). Last year, out of 331 cases decided by the Special Court in Kathmandu, 268 accused were given a clean chit. As many as 41 cases were adjudicated, 25 cases were partially adjudicated and one case has been adjourned. According to the Special Court, the accused were acquitted in most cases registered due to poor investigation and prosecution.
KATHMANDU, June 12: Nepal Law Commission has drawn a preliminary conclusion suggesting that the statute of limitation should be extended only in the rape cases involving minors. Following the demand to make changes to the statute of limitations specified by Section 229 of the National Penal Code Act regarding coercive control, the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs gave the commission the responsibility to study the issue and report whether it would be appropriate to extend or reduce the time limit.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The government has submitted a written reply to the Supreme Court in the case of Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj, a French national convicted of a notorious crime. Sobhraj filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court on December 22 demanding that the government ‘provide relief to senior citizens’.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Preparations for the day-to-day assignment of hearing using lottery system in the Supreme Court have reached the final stage. The scheduling of cases that the Chief Justice has been taking care of for years is about to begin using an automation system.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The stand off seen at the Supreme Court is heading towards the resolution as agitating lawyers and Supreme Court justices are close to consensus to schedule cases through lottery system.
KATHMANDU, March 30: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the government to provide immediate relief to the daily wage earners who have been struggling for necessities like food during the nationwide lockdown.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Amrita Dhakal, 32, of Saurapana, Gorkha could have been a successful entrepreneur today if only she had not dreamt of going to Japan and earning Rs 300,000 a month. Giving in to this lofty dream, she fell victim to a fraudster and she ended up selling off her clothing store, which was bringing her a steady income.
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KATHMANDU, June 6: Supreme Court has ordered action against the staffs including secretary of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) for not being cooperative in the judicial process.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana has summoned nine judges of various high courts on deputation to the Judicial Council (JC) over suspected deviations in the 33-kg gold smuggling scam.