FNCCI president recorded his statement
Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries president Chandi Raj Dhakal on thrusday recorded his statement in the Patan Appellate Court attending before it as per its order on October 19.
The court, after recording his statement, released him on the ground that he will present himself in the court whenever required.
A division bench comprising chief judge Rana Bahadur Bam and Janardan Bahadur Khadka issued the order after hearing the case. The bench observed that there was no ground to impose bail or fine on him on the charge as he presented himself in the court and prayed that he has no intention to defy the court order.
It may be recalled that the FNCCI had gone ahead with a shutdown on October 17 in spite of a court order barring it. On October 19, the court had ordered him to appear in person to record his statement why he and FNCCI defied the court order. Dhakal told the court that he was not informed about the court order on the same day and that was why the organisation went ahead with the strike.