Sharma urges government to arrest Rai over cooperative fraud case

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Bishwa Prakash Sharma has demanded that the government arrest GB Rai in a cooperative fraud case. He expressed his concern over no progress regarding the apprehension of the accused.

In the Parliament meeting today, he demanded prompt action to arrest Rai. He cited that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Rabi Lamichhane, has already informed about the tracking of the location of Rai.

The lawmaker also expressed his concern over the transfer of police officials involved in the investigation into the Suryadarshan Cooperative scam.

Mahesh Bartaula, the Chief Whip of CPN-UML, expressed his concern over the death of one Suk Bahadur Titung in police firing along the buffer zone of Parsa Wildlife Reserve for ‘no reason’. He insisted on an impartial investigation into the killing and proper compensation to the victim, bringing those responsible under the purview of law.

He advised the government to be watchful so that such incidents will not recur in the future. The lawmaker drew the government’s attention to the lack of development endeavors along the buffer zone and increasing cases of human-wildlife conflict there.

Pradip Paudel urged the government to address the concerns of Federal Parliament staff, drawing its attention to the need to address the voices of citizens agitating for a long time demanding the conservation of Chure Region. He proposed the idea of promoting an afforestation campaign nationwide to conserve the region.

Rishikesh Pokhrel urged the government to listen to the demands of health insurance registration assistants while Roshan Karki demanded the government address the demands of Federal Parliament staff.

 

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