Supreme Court calls both sides for discussion on Gyawali's removal from Cabinet

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court on Sunday sought clarification from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority over sacking of Radha Kumari Gyawali from the Cabinet.

Gyawali, who was Minister for Energy,  was sacked by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Thursday after she did put in papers. Koirala had asked her to quit after the Commission recommended to take action against her.

Following her removal from the Cabinet, Gyawali moved the apex court, demanding a stay order.

After a hearing today, a single bench of Justice Jagadish Sharma Paudel called both the the plaintiff and the defendant -- Gyawali and CIAA respectively-- to come for the discussion on interim order, which Gyawali has sought.

According to SC spokesperson Nahakul Subedi, they have been called for the hearing on October 11.

The CIAA had written to the government to take action against Minister Gyawali on September 18 for her alleged involvement in corruption in Solu-Corridor Transmission line.