SC concludes hearing on Karki's case, says 'wait and see'

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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, has concluded today.

Advocates Shambhu Thapa, Surendra Bhandari and Om Prakash Aryal, among others, presented their arguments during today's hearing.

Following the hearing, the apex court has indicated that it is likely give a verdict indicating 'wait and see'.

Advocate Om Prakash Aryal had filed a writ petition against Karki, claiming that he 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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