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CIAA files lawsuit against former PADT member secretary Dhakal

The Nepal Weekly
June 27, 2023

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case against the former member secretary of the Pashupati Area Development Trust, Dr Pradeep Dhakal in the Special Court, Kathmandu charging him with amassing illegal properties.     

The CIAA in the charge sheet has claimed that Dhakal acquired over Rs 14 million, the legal source of which has not been established, according to the CIAA Spokesperson Bhola Dahal.     

A lawsuit has been filed in the Special Court on Monday after Dhakal during an investigation is found to have amassed a large amount of money illegally by abusing authority while he was in charge of the PADT during the Nepali month of Shrawan, 2074 BS to Jestha, 2079 BS, according to a statement issued today by the CIAA. The investigation was launched acting on a complaint received by the CIAA.