HETAUDA: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Friday arrested a technician with bribe at the Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest, and Environment of the provincial government.
Sub Engineer Netra Lamichhane was arrested with the bribe money of Rs 50,000 from a hotel at Thanabharyang, in Hetauda.
Lamichhane was nabbed on the basis of a tip-off that he had sought commission from a service-seeker to refund the deposit amount following the construction of a road project. The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority spokesperson Narayan Prasad Risal said further investigation into the case was under way.
A version of this article appears in the print on March 06, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.