CIAA arrests accused Nepal government employee Gupta
KATHMANDU:- The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday held Ritesh Gupta, chief of Dhalkebar Grid Branch of the Nepal Electricity Authority, Dhanusha, with a cheque of Rs 12 million.
He has been accused of readying a cheque for the amount to be made payment for the completion of various projects under the branch before approving necessary documents for the same, said the CIAA. A team from the CIAA, Bardibas arrested Gupta acting on a tip-off that he was heading to Kathmandu with the cheque and unapproved some documents related to the cheque, said the CIAA’s Spokesperson Tara Nath Adhikari. According to the CIAA, the investigation into the accused is underway.