Former SSP Rana surrenders to SC, sent to jail

KATHMANDU: Former Senior Superintendent of Nepal Police Ravi Pratap Rana has been sent to jail.

He surrendered to the Supreme Court today following the court verdict.

16 other officials, along with Rana,were convicted in multimillion dollar Sudan scam and slapped jail sentence along with penalty.

They were found guilty in embezzling funds and sending substandard logistics to Sudan for the Nepal Police personnel deployed for the United Nations peacekeeping mission.

Rana was slapped with six months jail term and Rs 30, 000 fine.

Earlier in February 2012, the Special Court had convicted them of corruption along with the Armed Personnel Carrier suppliers.