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Charge-sheet filed against TIA X-ray technician

Charge-sheet filed against TIA X-ray technician


Kathmandu, April 15

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority at present filed a charge-sheet on the Special Court in opposition to Raj Kumar Dhakal, an X-ray technician on the customs workplace of Tribhuvan International Airport, for allegedly accumulating disproportionate belongings price round Rs 20 million.

According to the CIAA, Dhakal failed to ascertain and disclose reliable sources of money and property in query. An evaluation of assertion of revenue and expenditures submitted by Dhakal exhibits that he had lent thousands and thousands of rupees to varied individuals by banking channel. The money that he lent was many instances larger than his revenue, mentioned Joint Secretary Pradip Kumar Koirala, who can be the CIAA spokesperson.

Dhakal had registered moveable and immovable belongings even within the identify of his spouse Nirjara Ghimire and Rammani Nepal (relationship undisclosed). Contrary to the quantity Dhakal earned from reliable sources, the CIAA report means that he had spent or invested disproportionate quantity on land, home, car, shares, banks and monetary establishments.

The CIAA has sought confiscation of round Rs 20 million, a fantastic of an equal quantity and jail sentence as per the provisions of Sub-section (2) of Section 20 of the Prevention of Corruption Act-2020.

Dhakal has been suspended from civil service after the anti-graft physique filed the chargesheet.

The anti-graft physique has additionally listed Nirjara and Rammani as defendants within the corruption case underneath the Prevention of Corruption Act for restoration of the quantity in query.

In January 2017, Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police had arrested Dhakal for colluding with gold smugglers, who handed 33.5 kg gold by TIA. The gold was smuggled to Kathmandu from Dubai. Dhakal had allegedly assisted the smugglers in crossing the TIA customs with the gold with out X-ray screening. Earlier, 4 officers working in TIA immigration workplace have been charge-sheeted for corruption.

A model of this text seems in e-paper on April 16, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.

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