Hearing of case against Home Minister Lamichhane today « Khabarhub
Monday, July 15th, 2024

Hearing of case against Home Minister Lamichhane today

21 June 2024  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: The hearing of the writ petition demanding the suspension of Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane is scheduled for Friday. 

Earlier, the hearing scheduled to be conducted by a joint bench of Judges Binod Sharma and Manoj Kumar Sharma on Tuesday was canceled because Judge Manoj Kumar Sharma had previously passed an order in the case.

A bench consisting of Justices Manoj Kumar Sharma and Til Prasad Shrestha had earlier directed the summoning of the charge sheet filed in the Rupandehi District Court concerning the petition seeking Lamichhane’s suspension.

In their order, Justices Sharma and Shrestha stated that they would prioritize the case according to the earlier directive, aiming to resolve any confusion regarding the cooperative fraud dispute involving GB Rai.

Advocate Anupama Bhattarai lodged a writ at the Supreme Court seeking Lamichhane’s suspension.

The petitioners highlighted that Lamichhane’s name was mentioned in the charge sheet, along with details of loans taken by him.

The petition also seeks to annul a letter from the Attorney General’s Office, which stated that there is no case of cooperative fraud against Lamichhane.

The Attorney General’s Office, Attorney General Dinmani Pokharel, and Home Minister Lamichhane have been named as respondents in the writ.

Bhattarai contends that the roles and responsibilities held by the Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister could unduly influence the investigation process and adversely affect it, contrary to the principles of natural justice.

Consequently, an interim order has been requested to suspend Lamichhane from his ministerial position while the investigation is ongoing.

This request has been directed at the Government of Nepal, the Prime Minister, and the Council of Ministers.

Publish Date : 21 June 2024 09:39 AM

Indrawati III Hydropower Project suffers damage

SINDHUPALCHOK: Floods in the Yangri and Indrawati rivers last night

Simaltal Landslide Update: Two more bodies identified

CHITWAN: The identities of two bodies found in Tribeni, Chitwan,

Argentina beats Colombia to win Copa America 2024

Argentina beat Colombia to win a record 16th Copa America

Manakamana Cable Car to remain closed for 50 days from today

CHITWAN: The Manakamana cable car will be closed for the

Know CPN-UML ministers to be sworn in

KATHMANDU: Newly appointed Prime Minister KP Oli is scheduled to