Wednesday, August 31, 2005

RCCC probe continues Parajuli grilled

Kathmandu, Aug. 31 -Royal Commission for Control of Corruption (RCCC) continued interrogating former minister and central working committee member of the RPP, Rajib Parajuli on Tuesday.The Commission had filed a charge sheet against Parajuli and senior officer of the Survey Department Bamdev Deep Adhikary on Monday in connection with amassing property disproportionate to his earnings. Parajuli and Adhikary are in judicial custody. Meanwhile, RSS adds: a writ has been filed at the Supreme Court today on behalf of former minister Rajib Parajuli against whom a case has been filed at the Royal Commission for Corruption Control (RCCC) on the charge of amassing property through illegal means while holding public posts at different times.The writ filed by Sanjeev Parajuli, brother of the former minister, clams that the assets in former minister Parajuli and his family’s name was legal and as per the laws and that the Commission cannot take action as it would be against the fundamental rights provided by the Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal-1990.

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