Sunday, March 04, 2007

CIAA grills royal ministers Shahi, Dhakal
The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has grilled two ministers of the then royal cabinet for misusing state treasury during their term.
The CIAA grilled then Home Minister Dan Bahadur Shahi and then Minister of Information and Communications Tanka Dhakal, reports said.
Shahi was made Home Minister immediately after the February 1, royal takeover. Dhakal served as Minister for Information and Communications immediately after the royal takeover and then served as the Minister for Local Development till the success of the April movement.
The CIAA had already grilled royal ministers Kamal Thapa and Shrish Shumsher JB Rana as per the recommendation of the Rayamajhi Commission.
The high level commission formed to probe the atrocities committed to suppress the pro-democracy movement of the country led by former Supreme Court Justice Krishna Jung Rayamajhi recommended action against 202 people including then chairman of the government King Gyanendra for their role in suppressing the April movement.

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