KATHMANDU — Newly elected Chief Justice Sushila Karki has taken the oath of office and secrecy on Monday.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has administered the oath to Karki amid a special function organised at the President’s Office.
Prime minister KP Sharma Oli, Vice-president Nanda Bahadur Pun, Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar, among others, were present at the oath taking ceremony at the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas.
The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee had unanimously endorsed the name of Justice Karki for the empty position of Chief Justice at the Supreme Court of Nepal on Sunday.
Following KArki’s oath taking function, She administered the oath of office and secrecy to recently designated Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav.
The oath was administered in presence of President Bhandari.
The PHSC meeting had endorsed Yadav’s appointment on Friday.
Both Karki and Yadav have assumed their respective offices today itself.Follow @gorkhapost
One shot dead at Duhabi
INARUWA—A person was shot dead nearby Jayababa Brick Kiln at Duhabi Municiplaity-9 in Sunsari district.
Jayababa Brick Kiln, Supervisor Fida Hussain, 50, a local, was shot dead, confirmed Sub Inspector Gyanendra Prasad Phuyal.
Eyewitness said that two people borne out in a motorbike in black clothes had shot at Hussain.
He was shot down while he was with his wife on morning walk.Follow @gorkhapost