KATHMANDU— Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has refuted his alleged involvement in wide body aircraft procurement process.
At a press conference here on Sunday, President Deuba, also the former Prime Minister, claimed that the procurement process in this connection was forwarded during the first premiership of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
On another note, he said dispute seen in party’s sister wing Nepal Student Union (NSU) will be resolved soon as the party was strengthened with internal unity following the recently-held Mahasamiti meeting.
Official nabbed red-handed with bribe money
MAHOTTARI— A first class non-gazatted official working at Land Revenue Office in Mahottari was held red-handed along with Rs 10,000 in bribe money.
Nayab Subba Dhak Bahadur Karki was held by a team of the anti-graft body Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday afternoon. He is charged of accepting bribe money from a service seeker while managing documents in regard to land.
The CIAA Office based in Bardibas said that Karki would be booked as per the Corruption Control Act.
It is said that Nayab Subba Karki was transferred to the Mahottari Land Revenue Office just some months ago.