NC General Secretary calls for fair probe over Mahara case

Published On: October 1, 2019 03:55 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: General Secretary of the main opposition Nepali Congress Dr Shashank Koirala has demanded the government to launch a fair and independent investigation against Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara who has courted controversy after sexually harassing a female employee at the Federal Parliament.

Addressing a program in Kathmandu on Tuesday, leader Koirala opined that accusations against Mahara were serious and therefore the government should take immediate action after a fair investigation into the case. 

Following the accusations and widespread criticism, Mahara stepped down from his post earlier on Tuesday afternoon. 

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