KATHMANDU: Constitutional Council on Monday recommended the name of former AIG of Nepal Police Keshab Prasad Baral as commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).

A meeting of the council chaired by the Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal recommended Baral’s name for the post of CIAA commissioner, chief secretary Madhav Prasad Ghimire said. CIAA reeled under a leadership vacuum as acting chief commissioner Lalit Bahadur Limbu and commissioner Bed Prasad Siwakoti retired today.