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CIAA files corruption case against 21 individuals over the Sikta Irrigation project including former minister Pandey

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      December 07 2018

 

Kathmandu, Nepal: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a corruption case against 21 individuals over the Sikta Irrigation project, the national pride project of the Nepal government. 


The anti graft body filed the case against various government officials including Bikram Pandey, former minister and chairman of Kalika Construction  for compromising quality of works of the project.

Pandey, who was the Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation, is alleged of embellishing Rs 2,137,679,920 by using low quality materials in the under-construction national Sikta Irrigation project.