CIAA files corruption case against Sharma, two other TSC officials

Chudamani Sharma

KATHMANDU, July 16: Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has registered a corruption case against suspended Director General of Inland Revenue Department, Chudamani Sharma and two other officials of Tax Settlement Commission (TSC) on Sunday.

The other two are Lumba Dhwoj Mahat, the chairman of the Tax Settlement Commission and Umesh Dhakal, a member of the commission.

The anti-corruption body has claimed that the trio embezzled more than 10 billion from the state treasury and asked for 10 years jail terms for the trio.

Sharma, who was also the member secretary of the commission, was arrested on June 2 on charge of swindling the state fund. Mahat and Dhakal are absconding.