Friday, 16 September 2016

Action if govt fails to furnish Karki's appointment papers: Supreme Court

Posted by Anup Baral September 16, 2016 :
The Supreme Court of Nepal on Friday heard it was irresponsible on part of the government as it failed to furnish records related to the appointment of Lok Man Singh Karki as the Chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority on time. A division bench of Chief Justice Sushila Karki, Justice Bishwambhar Prasad Shrestha and Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla ordered that the government send the sought documents within next seven days or face the music. A division bench of Chief Justice Sushila Karki, justices Bishambhar Shrestha and Sapana Malla on Friday took the decision after government failed to submit the documents related to Karki's appointment. The SC on August 28 had asked the government to submit the document on Karki's appointment. However, the government on September 14 sent a written letter, stating that the document was 'missing' after last year's earthquake. The top court will now hold deliberatons on whether Karki's appointment to the post of CIAA chief is as per the constitution or not.

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