Lalita Niwas land scam: Special Court seeks Rs one million bail bond from ex-DPM Gachhadar

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Kathmandu: The Special Court on Wednesday sought Rs one million bail bond from Nepali Congress (NC) leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachhadar accused of corruption in Lalita Niwas land scam.

Gachhadar had appeared before the court today. The court had on March 8 had ordered former Deputy Prime Minister Gachhadar to appear before the court with 15 days. However, he had been ignoring the court’s order.

The anti-graft body on February 5 had filed a case against 110 people including Gachhadar in the controversial land scam while 65 persons and organizations were named defendants to regain the land. They have been accused of transferring the public land into individual ownership.

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