August 10: The Supreme Court will give its verdict on the case related to Inland Revenue Department’s the then Director General Chudamani Sharma on Friday, August 11. A full bench of justices DeepakRaj Joshi, Deep Kumar Karki, Kedar Prasad Chalise, Sharada Prasad Ghimire and Anil Kumar Sinha decided to give the verdict on Friday after completion of the hearings.
The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) had arrested Sharma on charge of corruption while clearing taxes in a questionable way when he was a member of the Tax settlement Commission formed by the government.
The anti-graft body had demanded Rs 3 billion as bail from Sharma. Sharma’s wife Kalpana had filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court claiming that he was detained illegally and demanded his immediate release. Both sides had presented their arguments related to the case on August 9 and now the apex court is about to deliver the final verdict.
In the writ petition, Sharma’s wife had claimed that the investigation on decisions taken by the commission formed by the government did not fall under the jurisdiction of the CIAA.