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Nepal: Four former govt employees under probe commit suicide

The Commission of Inquiry into Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has expedited investigations into a major land deal that involved transfer of government property to private individuals in the neighbourhood of the Prime Minister’s official residence.

Written by Yubaraj Ghimire | Kathmandu | Published: August 13, 2019 12:56:14 am
 Nepal news, Nepal land revenue office, Nepal government employees suicide, world news indian express Two former junior employees in the land revenue office had committed suicide as the investigation began. (Representational image)

Four people facing investigation in corruption cases by Nepal’s anti-graft body have committed suicide in the past two weeks.

The Commission of Inquiry into Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has expedited investigations into a major land deal that involved transfer of government property to private individuals in the neighbourhood of the Prime Minister’s official residence.

Two former junior employees in the land revenue office had committed suicide as the investigation began. Another two employees who were being investigated in connection with two major scandals in Tribhuvan University also committed suicided one after another.

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