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Mother, employee at Company Registrar Office, daughter arrested on corruption charges

- SAMUEL CHHETRI, Kathmandu

Jan 15, 2019-

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has arrested two persons including an Assistant Registrar at the Office of the Company Registrar, for seeking bribe from a service seeker on Monday.

According to a statement released by the CIAA, Assistant Registrar Gita Kumari Panthi and her daughter Poshan Panthi were arrested on charges of corruption. Gita Kumari had sought Rs 100,000 as bribe from a service seeker to settle the due revenue amount owed by a school registered at the Tripureshwor-based Office of the Company Registrar.

The anti-graft body stated that Gita Kumari took the bribe money had and handed it over to her daughter for safekeeping, adding that investigations are underway against the arrested mother-daughter duo.

Published: 15-01-2019 14:24

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