Wednesday, December 21, 2005

No question raised at Judicial Council

Kathmandu, Dec. 21: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Niranjan Thapa has made it clear that no question regarding the constitutionality of the Royal Commission for Control of Corruption has been raised at the Judicial Council and neither any decision towards that end has been reached.

Referring to the news that appeared yesterday in a daily newspaper published from Kathmandu, Minister Thapa has said the Council had decided on August 25 to prosecute the then judge of Pyuthan District Court Birendra Kumar Karna on charges of corruption, it is stated in a statement released on tuesday.

Minister Thapa, who is also member of the Judicial Council, has expressed the hope that the media would always remain alert towards its moral responsibility of disseminating the right information

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