CIAA files graft case against VDC Secy

KATHMANDU: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday filed a corruption case at the Special Court against Lekhnath Paudel, Secretary at the Khaharepangu VDC in Kavre.

According to the anti-graft constitutional body, Paudel was arrested for receiving Rs 4,000 bribe from a service seeker.

The CIAA said that it has charged Paudel as per Section 3 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 2002 and demanded a fine of Rs 4,000 along with maximum punishment as per Section 3(1) and 3(1) (d) of the same Act.