Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Preparatory works initiated to probe on RCCC's activities

The commission formed to investigate on the excesses committed by Royal Commission for Corruption Control (RCCC) is collecting related documents and files to proceed its investigation.The documents are not in accumulated and compiled form and are scattered in different offices such as the Attorney General's Office, Kathmandu District Court, Ministry for Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs and Law Reforms Commission chairman of the commission Madav Prasad Ojha said.
Some documents are at Harihar Bhawan, where the Royal Commission and the high-level probe commission had their offices."We are collecting the documents and the minutes related to the commission,"said Ojha.The commission had published a notice seven days ago calling the victims of the Royal Commission to file complaints within 10 days, but only three complaints have been filed , he said.
Those filing the complaints are Jamuna Krishna Tamrakar, joint secretary at the Ministry of Forest and Land Reform and two taxi drivers. "Even if we didn't get any more complaints we will investigate all the activities of the commission and submit our report to the government.?Ojha further said they had asked for needed staffs and to make available the documents of the commission from different agencies of the state.
Presently, the commission has set up office at the Birendra International Convention Center and it is planning to shift to Harihar Bhawan where the Royal Commission led by Bhakta Bahadur Koirala and the Probe Commission led by Krishna Jung Rayamajhi had worked.The present government had formed the commission on October 30 and it started its work on November.12. The commission has been mandated to suggest to the government to take legal action against those who took action against the leaders of different political parties and others out of prejudice.

No comments: