The recent dismissal of Major General Prem Shahi from the Nepalese Army (NA) following his 59-day detention raises serious concerns about the army's commitment to upholding constitutional supremacy and the rule of law. This all began after the NA Headquarters issued Shahi a letter of "premature" retirement leave on the grounds of an error in his academic certificate.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Nepalese Army has registered a case in the military court against Major General Prem Shahi, who has been detained for two months over financial irregularities.