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CIAA files graft case against 12 including TU processors and college operators

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KATHMANDU — The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday filed a corruption case at the Special Court against 12 persons including professors of the Tribhuvan University and operators of the Teaching Hospital  and Gandaki Medical College.

Members of the monitoring team including Dr Ganesh Kumar Rai,  Dr Pradeep Gyawali, Dr Rajeev Yadav, Dr Krishna Adhikari, Dr Nara Maya Thapa and Dr Prenit Kumar Pokharel were made defendants in the case.

Likewise, the college operators Khuma Prasad Aryal, Prakash Lamichhane, Bhesh Raj Aryal,Ramesh Sharma, Hum Nath Koirala and Nisan Rajbhandari were also named defendants in the case.

The anti-graft body has blamed them for allowing affiliation by preparing false report about infrastructures before fixing numbers of students for MBBS program.

A observing team jointly deployed from the Tribhuvan University and the Nepal Medical Council had recommended to set the enrollment capacity at 150 in cahoots with the College operators while the institution lacked basic infrastructures and qualified faculty members.

The constitutional body has demanded actions against Rai and Thapa as per Section 24 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 2002 while others would be taken action against as per Section 19.2 of the same Act if convicted.

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CCTV cameras lying idle





BETRAWATI— The CCTV cameras installed at main market area and road side of Bidur Municipality in Nuwakot are lying idle.

As many as 25 sets of CCTV which were installed on the initiative of Nuwakot Chamber of Commerce and Industry are now dysfunctional.

The cameras were set up at the cost of Rs 3.5 million. The concerned side has not paid any attention to repair the cameras in the public which were helpful in maintaining security in the areas.

Right now almost all the CCTVs installed in the public places are not in functioning condition, said Basanta Kunwar, Superintendant of Police.

The cameras were installed a year ago in collaboration among the Nuwakot District Development Committee, Bidur Municipality, different banks and financial institutions.

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