Security Printing Press purchase case: Bikal Paudel convicted, sentenced to 2 years in prison

Published On: May 22, 2024 11:25 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 22: Bikal Paudel, the former executive director of Surakshya Printing Center, has been sentenced to two years in prison and fined Rs 254.7 million after he was found guilty in the security printing press purchase case.

The Special Court found Paudel guilty and imposed the sentence on Tuesday.

Judges Tek Narayan Kunwar and Murari Babu Shrestha determined that the purchase of the security printing press involved over Rs 400 million in irregularities. The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority had filed a corruption case against Paudel and others at the Special Court.

In this case, the court sentenced four individuals to imprisonment and fines, while acquitting five others.

Leave A Comment