graft case against Bara LDO bhandari

Kathmandu

Jul 25, 2014-

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday filed corruption case against the suspended Rautahat Local District Development Officer Basanta Bhandari. According to CIAA Spokesperson Shreedhar Sapkota, Bhandari was charge sheeted after investigation carried out by the anti-graft body proved Bhandari’s involvement in receiving Rs 120,000 bribe from a service seeker in the district. A CIAA team on July 14 had raided Bhandari’s residence and recovered Rs 120,000 he had allegedly received as bribe from Ram Prasad Yadav of Helpline Nepal. Bhandari, however, denied any wrongdoing and claimed the money was a loan repayment from Yadav. Bhandari, who was taken into custody for investigation, has accused Yadav of framing him.

Published: 26-07-2014 09:19

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