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Three officials caught red-handed with Rs 500,000 bribe

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Sep 7, 2017-

Three officials of Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology were caught red-handed with bribe in Bhaktapur on Thursday.

A team mobilised from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) arrested chief of Taxi-Tempo unity at the department, Bikas Dhwaju, two senior non-gazetted officers Durga Prasad Regmi and Thakur Ram Khadka this morning. 

The CIAA officials caught them red-handed while accepting Rs 500,000 bribe at Sallaghari-based Universal Tandori Cafe, CIAA spokesperson Jibraj Koirala said. 

The arrested officials had demanded a total of Rs 675,000 in order to certify 450 taxis

 

Published: 07-09-2017 12:25

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