Sudan scam: Supreme Court sends three former IGPs to jail

Kathmandu, April 30

The Supreme Court on Sunday issued the final verdict on a long-pending case about corruption in sending consignments to Nepal Police peacekeeping troop in Sudan, sending three former chiefs of the police organisation to jail.

A division bench of Chief Justice Sushila Karki and Justice Bishwambhar Prasad Shrestha pronounced the verdict against former IGs Om Bikram Rana, Hem Bahadur Gurung and Ramesh Chand Thakuri.

Rana would be imprisoned for two years and fined Rs 50,000 whereas Thakuri and Gurung would spend one year in jail and pay Rs 40,000 fine each.

Shyam Singh Thapa and Deepak Singh Thangden have been sent to jail for a year with a fine of Rs 40,000.

Likewise, Deepak Kumar Shrestha and Ravi Pratap Rana have been handed over the sentence of six-month imprisonment and Rs 30,000 fine.

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