CIAA files corruption charge against DDC Manager Sah

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a corruption case against DDC Manager Satrughna Prasad Sah at the Special Court.

The anti-graft body has filed a charge-sheet against Sah for amassing illegal property worth Rs23.8 million. Sah’s wife Sushila Kumari Sah has also been made a defendant in the charge-sheet.

Sah has been accused of spending Rs 38.3 million while he has earned only Rs 14.4 million through legal means. The CIAA has claimed that his expenses were found to have been way beyond his legal income.

According to the special court, Sah, who was holding his post before the chargeseet, had separate accounts in 21 separate branches of 13 banks. The anti-graft body said that Rs 9.3 million were found in his bank accounts. The chargesheet has stated that Sah owns shares of various financial cooperatives and hydropower companies.

Source: The kathmandu Post