Recording of statement in contempt of court case against Kantipur continues

Recording of statement in the contempt of court case against Kantipur continues at the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday.
The joint bench of justices Dambar Bahadur Shahi and Bam Kumar Shrestha is recording the statements.
Chairman of Kantipur Media Group (KMG) Kailash Sirohiya, Director Swostika Sirohiya, Editor-in-Chief of Kantipur Sudheer Sharma and correspondent Krishna Gyawali have reached the SC to give statement.
Director Swostika Sirohiya had given her statement on Sunday.
Pleadings on the case can start today if recording of the statement completes early enough.
A single bench of Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Parajuli, hearing a contempt of court case filed against Kantipur for publishing a news report titled ‘Four dates of birth of CJ Gopal Parajuli in government documents’, on February 25 had summoned the quartet to the court within 72 hours.
The bench had also issued an interim order in the name of Nepal Press Council (NPC) to investigate whether Kantipur has complied with the code of conduct for the media.



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