Personal assistant (PA) to Forest State Minister Laxman Mahato was caught red-handed while taking bribe in the Capital on Wednesday.
A team led by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Laal Mani Acharya caught Minister Mahato’s PA Nagendra Yada while he was taking bribe at Peace Point restaurant near Singha Durbar in the Capital.
Acting on a tip-off, a police team along with representatives from Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) went to the scene. Following his arrest, Yadav pretended as if he fell unconscious. Yadav had been charged with corruption a couple of times in the past.
Meanwhile, Forest Minister Mohammad Wakil Musalman is on a visit to Lantang National Park.
However, State Minister Mahato said that he was aware of investigation on Yadav. Mahato was at the ministry in Singha Durbar when Yadav was caught.