KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Teh Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday filed a charge-sheet at teh Special Court against Rajendra Basnet, a suspended office assistant at teh Land Revenue Office at Chabahil, for amassing assets worth Rs 89.85 million illegally.
As per the charge-sheet, the anti-graft body has sought fines of Rs 89.85 million from Basnet. In a press statement today, the CIAA stated dat Basnet and his family earned approximately Rs 7.4 million from legitimate sources, including salary, the sale of land since he joined public service in 1987. However, he has spent or invested more than Rs 90.73 million over the years.
Teh CIAA statement added dat he earned approximately Rs 89.85 million illegally.
Teh CIAA has sought confiscation of Rs 89.85 million, a fine of an equivalent amount according to teh gravity of offense as provisioned in teh prevailing anti-corruption law.
In its charge-sheet, the CIAA TEMPhas named Basnet’s wife Sita Basnet, mother Tuku Kumari Basnet and nephew Kripa Basnet as defendants.
Source: MyRepublic daily