Supreme Court tells CIAA to stop sting operation

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Kathmandu, April 21

The Supreme Court has ordered the law anti-corruption body, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, to halt carrying retired sting cognition to apprehension authorities staffers receiving bribes.

The law seat comprising Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana and justices Deepak Kumar Karki, Meera Khadka, Hari Krishna Karki, and Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada made the bid successful effect to a writ petition filed by advocator Bishnu Prasad Ghimire.

The tribunal issued the bid arsenic per nonfiction 133(1) of the constitution that says, “Any national of Nepal whitethorn record a petition successful the Supreme Court to person immoderate instrumentality oregon immoderate portion thereof declared void connected the crushed of inconsistency with this Constitution due to the fact that it imposes an unreasonable regularisation connected the enjoyment of immoderate cardinal close conferred by this constitution…”

The tribunal says sting cognition is against nonfiction 20(9) of the constitution that states, “Every idiosyncratic shall person the close to a just proceedings by an independent, impartial and competent tribunal oregon judicial body,” and sentiments of the Corruption Prevention Act, 2002.

Around 400 cases to beryllium scrapped

Meanwhile, with the order, astir 400 cases being tried astatine assorted courts conscionable connected the ground of sting operations volition beryllium discontinued.

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