CIB resumes investigation on 143-ropani Lalita Niwas Scam
143 ropanis of Lalita Niwas land were embezzled from 2049BS through 2069BS.
Kathmandu, January 14. On Friday, Nepal Police’s Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) relaunched another round of in depth investigation into the 143-Ropani land scam involving Baluwatar-based Lalita Niwas.
Shyam Kumar Mahato, CIB Spokesperson and Superintendent of Police (SP), told reporters, “The government attorney general has issued a direction. We would carry out the directive’s instructions.”
Media reports suggest that 143 ropanis of Lalita Niwas land were embezzled from 2049BS through 2069BS.
CIB submitted a two-year report last week
Earlier on January 6, CIB announced that it had completed a two-year investigation into the land scam case. The bureau submitted its report to the district court of Patan.
According to our sources, the report enlists the names of several high-profile Nepali personalities. The court has already issued arrest warrants for 300 people who have been charged with criminal offences.
Revenue Investigation Bureau filed a revenue evasion suit
On January 4, the Revenue Investigation Bureau filed a suit of revenue evasion against the proprietors of ANSAN international Pvt Ltd and an audit firm Rajeswor and Company.
The case filed at the High Court Patan charges the companies for producing fake value-added tax details as well as fiscal and income details.
The Bureau has also claimed a fine of Rs 1.24 billion from the accused companies for their involvement in the scam related to Lalita residence land in Baluwatar.
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