CIAA files graft case

KATHMANDU: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Sunday filed a corruption case against sub-engineer Sarad Kumar Shrestha of the District Technical Office, Kathmandu, at the Special Court.

He was arrested red-handed from Kathmandu for receiving Rs 2,00,000 bribe from a contractor for a road construction project in Nanglebhare.

According to the CIAA, it has charged sub-engineer Shrestha as per Section 3 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 2002 and demanded a fine of Rs 2,00,000 along with maximum ?punishment, as per Section 3(1) and 3(1)(d) of the same Act.