KATHMANDU — The Supreme Court has has ordered to furnish the documents related to the oath of President Bidya Devi Bhandari and the then Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli’s date of birth.
Responding to the writ filed challenging the legality of the oath taking of President Bhandari by advocates duo Hemmani Subedi and Narayan Kharel on March 28, a single bench of Justice Kedar Prasad Chalise on Sunday issued a directive order to submit the documents.
The apex court has also ordered the President’s Office to send the copy of documents related to Parajuli’s resignation and acceptance to the court.
Likewise, the SC has also ordered the Judicial Council to submit the copy of the documents related to Parajuli’s date of birth and retirement. The court has also asked for a copy of the recommendation of Parajuli for the post.
President Bhandari had taken the oath of office and secrecy from then Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on March 14. However, the Judicial Council had relieved Parajuli from his post sending a letter to him the same day.
176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border
KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.
On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.
The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.
Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.
The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.
The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.
Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.