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Mahara’s acquittal and Tumbahangphe’s elevation to minister will have lasting effects, analysts say

While Krishna Bahadur Mahara was acquitted of attempted rape charges, Shiva Maya Tumbahangphe was appointed minister for law, both on the same day. Mahara’s acquittal and Tumbahangphe’s elevation to minister will have lasting effects, analysts say
Kathmandu District Court on Monday acquitted former House Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara of all charges. He was accused of attempted rape.  Hemanta Shrestha/TKP
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Tika R Pradhan
Published at : February 18, 2020
Updated at : February 18, 2020 07:43
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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