Nepal Police doctor booked for certificate forgery

KATHMANDU: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Thursday filed a lawsuit at the Special Court against a doctor with the Nepal Police Hospital, accusing him of tampering with his date of birth in the academic certificates he submitted to enter into the job.

SSP Dr Mahesh Man Pradhan is accused of inserting a fake date of birth in his ISc and BSc certificates while he joined the national police force on June 3, 2002.

In the lawsuit, the constitutional anti-corruption body has demanded actions against him as per  Sections 12 and 29(2) of the Corruption Control Act, 1961 and Section 16(1) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 2002.