Basnyat appointed CIAA acting chief

Published On: October 20, 2016 02:45 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Deep Basnyat, Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), now works as the Acting Chief Commissioner, following the registration of an impeachment motion against its Chief Lokman Singh Karki at the Legislature-Parliament. 

According to CIAA assistant spokesperson Khagendra Prasad Rijal, Basnyat appointed the Acting Chief Thursday as per the CIAA regulations. CIAA Chief Karki was suspended from the duty after 157 lawmakers from the CPN (Maoist Centre) and CPN (UML) Wednesday registered an impeachment against him at the Legislature-Parliament. 

Basnyat is the senior- most among five commissioners at the CIAA. RSS 


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