KATHMANDU, July 18: The accused in most corruption cases registered at the Special Court have been acquitted due to weak evidence and investigation by the Commision for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA). Last year, out of 331 cases decided by the Special Court in Kathmandu, 268 accused were given a clean chit. As many as 41 cases were adjudicated, 25 cases were partially adjudicated and one case has been adjourned. According to the Special Court, the accused were acquitted in most cases registered due to poor investigation and prosecution.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Special Court has started summoning the accused in the Lalita Niwas land scam, preparatory to holding preliminary hearings. They stand accused of involvement in registering government land as the property of private individuals.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Special Court on Friday said it will begin the process of prosecuting the case arising from the Lalita Niwas land scam from next week.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Wednesday filed a charge-sheet against 175 individuals, including some erstwhile bigwigs, at the Special Court, accusing them of involvement in illegally registering Lalita Niwas land in the names of various individuals.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Lawmakers have demanded removal of the statute of limitations for filing corruption cases against public office bearers in a bill to amend the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Act which is under discussion in parliament.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has sued 814 individuals for misappropriations totaling over Rs 4 billion during the last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday filed corruption cases against 25 officials of the Department of Foreign Employment on the charge of sending women to Gulf countries by forging documents upon the request of recruiting agencies.