Graft case filed against former rural municipality chairThe Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority files Rs9.1 million graft case at the Special Court.
The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority has filed a corruption case against the then chairman of Marchawari Rural Municipality Keshavnanda Bania.
The commission filed a charge sheet against Bania at the Special Court in Kathmandu on Thursday on charges of corruption by acquiring illegal assets.
According to CIAA spokesperson Bhola Dahal, the Rs 9.186 million graft case was filed demanding confiscation of the illegal property and an equal fine.
An investigation carried out by the commission found that Bania earned Rs8.1 million during his tenure following his election in 2017. However, his total expenditure stood at Rs 17.5 million.
It is mentioned in the charge sheet of the authority that the source of property worth Rs9.1 was not established.