Kathmandu: 2 undersecretaries held for corruption

The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority has arrested two undersecretaries and two others red-handed while taking bribe.

Undersecretaries at District Education Office of Sarlahi- Basudev Timilsina and Ramhari Rijal- were arrested while taking Rs 400,000 as bribe.

Also arrested with them were Chairman of Janajyoti Secondary School Management Committee, Ishwori Prasad Neupane and Principal at the School Bishnu Bahadur Pokhrel. They had taken bribe to appoint teachers in quota. They were arrested from a local Namaste Hotel of Lalbadi.

Further investigation on the matter is underway, said CIAA Spokesperson Jibraj Koirala. RSS