Kathmandu, November 8
The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has carried out 30 sting operations in the past four months since the beginning of the current fiscal year.
These operations led to the arrest of 48 people’s representatives and civil servants up to the joint secretary level. The civil servants harassing service recipients by creating artificial impediments and seeking bribe have been arrested.
The CIAA office in Itahari organised four sting operations, Bardibas three, Hetaunda two, Pokhara two, Butwal eight, Surkhet one, Kanchanpur two, Nepalgunj two and the head office in Kathmandu six.
Following the arrests, the CIAA has filed cases of corruption against the employees, with further investigation underway.