Thursday, August 25, 2005

CIAA files corruption case against Koirala’s ex secretary

Kathmandu Aug 25-The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Thursday filed a case against Gokarna Poudel, former secretary of Nepali Congress president Girija Prasad Koirala, at the Special Court for corruption worth Rs 26.3 million.
The anti-graft body in the charge sheet accused Poudel of amassing huge amount of property through illegal means when he worked as the personal secretary of then Prime Minister Koirala. Poudel who hails from Bhurtung-6, Gulmi district, remained Koirala’s secretary for more than five years since 2048 B.S.
Currently, Poudel who lives at Chundevi, Kathmandu, is at large, state-owned Radio Nepal said quoting CIAA officials.

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