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Tuesday, 22 November 2016

CIAA Chief Lokman Singh Karki Case

Posted by Anup Baral | November 19, 2016 :
Mr. Lok Maan Singh Karki is the Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Nepal. According to the provision of the Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2007, he has been appointed by the President in the recommendation of the Constitutional Council. Mr. Karki took office on May 8, 2013 for the tenure of six years.The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority is an independent, apex constitutional body to curb corruption. The Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2007 has empowered CIAA to investigate and probe cases against the persons holding any public office and their associates who are indulged in the abuse of authority by way of corruption or improper conduct. CIAA is a unique anti-corruption agency in the South-Asian Region which plays the role of an ombudsman, investigator and prosecutor as well. On the one hand, it focuses on detection and punishment of corrupt acts; and implements a number of measures for social, cultural and institutional transformation on the other. The Commission follows promotional, preventive and punitive measures while performing its duties and responsibilities.

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