Lawmakers attending a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Friday. (Dipesh Shrestha/Republica)
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Lawmakers have started deliberation on the impeachment motion filed against Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki on Friday.
Of the total 51 lawmakers registering their name for deliberation, 13 lawmakers have already expressed their views on the impeachment motion. The remaining 38 lawmakers are now putting their views on the impeachment motion.
Since the Impeachment Recommendation Committee has not finalized the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the committee yet, the House is likely to take 45 days to decide on the Karki’s issue.
As many as 157 lawmakers - 107 from CPN-UML and 50 from CPN (Maoist Center) had registered the impeachment motion against Karki at the Parliament Secretariat on October 19.