Graft-case filed against joint attorney Thapa

Published On: November 13, 2018 05:54 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Tuesday filed a corruption case against a joint attorney at the Special Court.

The anti-graft body filed the case against Joint Attorney Surendra Bahadur Thapa, staffer at the high government prosecutors' office in Pokhara, in accordance with the Section 3 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 2000, said Rameshwar Dangal, spokesperson of the CIAA.

Thapa had been caught with Rs 500,000 as kickback from a client for not forwarding a fraud-related appeal to the Supreme Court.

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