Hearing on Karki's case to conclude today

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Hearing on the case filed against the suspended chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki, questioning his eligibility for the topmost constitutional post, is concluding today.

Advocates Shambhu Thapa and Surendra Bhandari, among others, will present their arguments during today's hearing. The hearing is likely to conclude following the hearing. 

The apex court's verdict is also likely to come today.

Advocate Om Prakash Aryal had filed a writ petition against Karki, claiming Karki was not qualified to hold the constitutional post.

Meanwhile, the impeachment motion filed against Karki have not be forwarded in the House for long due to the prolonged obstruction by the main opposition CPN (UML) and eight other opposition parties protesting against the constitution amendment bill. The government had registered the bill on November 29 to address demands of Madhes-based parties.

 

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