KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Although the adjustment of civil servants completed almost a year ago, the already delayed adjustment of Nepal Police personnel in the provincial level has hit fresh snag in the absence of House Speaker following the resignation of then Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara over a charge of attempted rape.
The news of the Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara’s rape attempt on a woman employee working at the parliament secretariat has shocked and infuriated everyone. The public image of Mahara has gone downhill overnight and there are calls for fair investigation over the matter. Mahara has denied allegations of rape.
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