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Relieved CJ Parajuli resigns

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KATHMANDU — Ousted Supreme Court Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli has submitted his resignation to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Thursday.

Parajuli met President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and submitted his resignation,according to the press statement released by the Presidential office.

Judicial Council has relieved Parajuli from his post on Wednesday stating the investigation of documents showed he had attained the retirement age of 65 years seven months ago on August 5, 2017.

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Secretary of Judicial Council Nripdhowj Niraula had written to Chief Justice Parajuli stating that he retired from his post based on his date of birth of his citizenship certificate, academic qualifications and sheet-roll details.

“As per the details of your citizenship certificate, academic qualification, sheet-roll details and a letter dispatched today by the Office of the Controller of Examinations, Bhaktapur, you had reached retirement age on August 5, 2017,” the letter read.

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Attorney General Kharel directs police to file a case to seek life imprisonment to rapists





DHANUSA— Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has directed the police department to file a case seeking life imprisonment to the men arrested for raping and murdering 10-year-old girl Manika Yadav along with confiscation of all property.

He made this direction to Superintendent of Police Gobinda Thapaliya during an inspection of the office of district government advocate and high government advocate office in Janakpur.

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Kharel also met Manika’s family at Aaurahi Rural Municipality.

During the meeting, he assured the bereaved family of action against the rapists and economic help to them.

The Dhanusa police have arrested Binod Mukhiya and Nathuni Pandit from the locality on the charge of raping Manika.

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