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Even with a murder conviction, lawmakers might still be able to hold on to their seats

Lawmakers are suspended when they are convicted but they do not lose their seats unless their crime involves ‘moral turpitude’, but no one is certain what that means.Even with a murder conviction, lawmakers might still be able to hold on to their seats
In this file photo, lawmaker-elect of Kailali constituency-1 Resham Chaudhary, the main accused of 2015 Tikapur incident, shows a dress-pin with an image of Nepal's flag during the oath taking ceremony at the Federal Parliament building in Singha Durbar, Kathmandu. Keshav Thapa/TKP
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Tika R Pradhan
Published at : October 25, 2019
Updated at : October 26, 2019 06:55
Kathmandu

Tika R Pradhan

Tika R Pradhan is a senior political correspondent for the Post, covering politics, parliament, judiciary and social affairs. Pradhan joined the Post in 2016 after working at The Himalayan Times for more than a decade.


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