Suspended Chief Justice Rana reaches Singha Durbar to give statement

KATHMANDU: Suspended Chief Justice Cholendra Shumshar Rana has reached Singha Durbar to give his statement on Wednesday.

The Impeachment Recommendation Committee of the Parliament had summoned Chief Justice Rana to record his statement.

This is the first time in the history of the judiciary that the House panel is recording the statement of the Chief Justice.

Earlier on February 13, lawmakers of the ruling coalition had filed an impeachment motion against Rana.

A meeting of the 11-member committee formed by the House of Representatives to study the impeachment motion had endorsed the calendar to submit the report within September 4.

The committee had decided to collect the evidence and study the case by August 28.

Ekwal Miya, Kalyani Kumari Khadka, Krishna Bhakta Pokharel, Pramod Sah, Min Bahadur Bishwokarma, Yasodha Gurung Subedi, Ram Bahadur Bista, Rekha Sharma, Lal Babu Pandit, Bishnu Prasad Paudel and Shivamaya Tumbahangphe are the members of the committee.


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