Former Speaker of the House of Representatives to be arrested by this evening

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Former Speaker of the House of representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara will be arrested by the evening.

Mahara, who is accused of rape by Roshani Shahi, an employee, at the Parliament Secretariat will be arrested by Nepal Police following the orders from the District Court of Kathmandu.

A single bench under Justice Brajesh Pyakurel, gave the orders to the Police earlier this afternoon, in order to further investigate the rape allegation case.

The Police are now preparing to initiate action against the former Speaker of the House and arrest him by this evening.