CIAA takes Education Ministry under secretary into custody

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested Beni Madhav Bhattarai, an under-secretary at the Ministry of Education, for receiving bribe amounting to more than Rs 10 million.

Bhattarai collected bribes from families of various students claiming that he would provide them with the MBBS scholarships managed by the Ministry.

An investigation is ongoing on the matter and Bhattarai will remain in the judicial custody until further notice, it is learnt.

Source: Nepal News