NBA files contempt of court case against Dr Giri
Kathmandu,sept 21-The Nepal Bar Association has filed a contempt of court case at the Supreme Court against Cabinet Vice-Chairman Dr Tulsi Giri Today.
The NBA has accused Dr Giri of speaking against the apex court and its justices at a programme in Biratnagar on Monday.
In the petition, NBA has sought maximum punishment for Giri as per Clause 7 (1) of the Supreme Court Act, 1991. The provision has stipulated a jail sentence of up to one year or fine of Rs 10,000 or both if the accused is proved guilty.
On Monday, Dr Giri had accused the justices of being influenced by the political parties. While addressing a conference of DDC chairmen and vice-chairmen of the Eastern Development Region, Giri had further accused the parties and the Press of being involved in unconstitutional activities.