CIAA won 81 pc cases last year

Kathmandu, November 16:

Submitting its annual report to PM Girija Prasad Koirala, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) said today it won 81 per cent cases among the 171 graft cases settled by the Special Court during 2063/64 BS.

It also said it retrieved Rs 40.7 million from the corruption-convicted during the fiscal year 2063/64 BS and deposited it at the state coffers.

The CIAA also urged the government to set up its regional offices to curb corruption at the regional and local levels. The CIAA urged the government to help it adopt modern technologies to probe graft cases effectively.

The CIAA said it registered 115 corruption cases in the Special Court 2063/64.