NBA chief not to plead before Ojha

Kathmandu, January 31:

The Supreme Court today postponed hearing on a case after the lawyer, the president of the Nepal Bar Association, Shambhu Thapa, refused to plead before the bench that included ad hoc judge Pawan Kumar Ojha.

After Thapa refused to plead, the court postponed the hearing. The bench comprised judges Ram Nagina Singh and Ojha. The bench said the case was postponed as per the request of the lawyer. Thapa was present in the court to plead on behalf of the Nepal Bank Limited in a case filed by the employees of the bank.