Former Speaker of the House Krishna Bahadur Mahara arrested

KATHMANDU,Oct 6: Nepal Police have arrested Former Speaker of the House of Representatives
Krishna Bahadur Mahara this evening.

The arrest was followed right after the District Court of Kathmandu under Justice Brajesh Pyakurel issued the orders.

Mahara had resigned as the Speaker of the House of Representatives after a rape allegation by Roshani Shahi a government employee working at the Parliament Secretariat.

The Nepal Police will now begin formal investigation into the case. According to internal sources prior evidence was collected from the scene of crime.

They have completed medical tests of the victim. Police have also completed forensic examination of collected evidence. Mahara is also most likely to lose his seat in the House of Representatives following this case.