CIAA to file corruption case against Chief Secretary Aryal « Khabarhub
Thursday, July 18th, 2024

CIAA to file corruption case against Chief Secretary Aryal


23 June 2024  

Time taken to read : < 1 Minute


  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has decided to file a corruption case against Chief Secretary Baikuntha Aryal, alongside Bikal Paudel and other officials.

The decision was made during a meeting of the anti-graft body held on Friday, accusing these individuals of corruption related to the printing of excise duty stickers.

During Aryal’s nine-month tenure as Secretary at the Ministry of Communication, the security printing press and print cell had entered into an agreement to print 433.2 million stickers for Rs 380 million.

Bikal Poudel served as the Executive Director of the Security Printing Press at the time of the agreement.

Upon registration of the case, Aryal will be automatically suspended.

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has reportedly suggested that Chief Secretary Aryal resign from his position.

According to the CIAA, more than half a dozen investigations are currently underway against Aryal.

Publish Date : 23 June 2024 13:09 PM

Attorney General Badal commits to ensuring justice for victims

KATHMANDU: Newly appointed Attorney General Ramesh Badal has pledged to

Rimal appointed Chief Political Adviser, Khatiwada named Economic Adviser to PM Oli

KATHMANDU: Bishnu Rimal has been appointed as the chief political

A look at high-profile politician assassinations across South Asia

WASHINGTON: The recent assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump

Road upgrading activities on Prithvi Highway halted during monsoon

TANAHU: Road upgrading activities related to the Muglin-Pokhara road expansion

Four Nepali Congress ministers appointed in Madhesh Province

KATHMANDU: Madhesh Province welcomed four new ministers from the Nepali