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Nepal's anti-graft body files graft case against ex-MD of oil PSU

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Nepal's anti-graft body on Monday filed a case, what it said to be one of the biggest case, against the former of the country's company for allegedly possessing property worth Rs 18.66 crore beyond the known sources of income, according to

The of Authority (CIAA) filed a case at the special court against former Oil Corporation (NOC) on charge of amassing illegal property, the Post reported.

It is one of the largest case ever filed by the anti-graft body related to possessing property, worth Rs 18.66 crore, beyond the know sources of income in the country, was quoted as saying in the Post.

The has also been conducting a separate probe into Khadka's involvement in alleged in purchase of land by the NOC, he said.

Earlier, probes by previous parliamentary committees had found irregularity of about Rs 126 crore in the land purchased by the company.

According to the CIAA, Khadka not only amassed illegal properties but was also found to have bought property worth Rs 7 crore in the name of other people.

The CIAA, in its charge sheets, demanded the court to seize the assets which he had transferred in the name of his relatives and near ones, the Republica reported.

The anti-graft body had also confiscated a cheque of Rs 89.8 lakh which was paid as advance for purchase of the land by Khadka in Budhanilkantha in Kathmandu, the report said.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 20:00 IST