Attorney General Kharel pledges speedy execution of cases of serious nature

Kathmandu, Oct 10: Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has said works have been initiated to deal with cases of serious nature in a rapid way. 

He said this on the occasion of the foundation stone laying ceremony of a new building of the Office of the Attorney General at Ramshah Path which would be used for facilitating trials on the cases of rape and murder.

The offices of government attorneys across the country had been directed to take all possible measures to respond, prosecute and execute such cases promptly, ensuring justice to the victims as soon as possible.

The employees concerned would be imparted training and orientation about new issues incorporated in the new Civil Code.

Deputy Attorney General Khagaraj Poudel expressed his hope that the construction of a new infrastructure would be helpful in justice delivery.

Nepal Bar Association chair Sher Bahadur KC called for collaboration between the Attorney General Office and NBA to improve judiciary. He was of the view of integrating the scattered researches even through constitution amendment and bringing them under the subordination of the Attorney General. The old building was damaged by the 2015 earthquake.

The new building will have seven storeys and will spread in eight ropanis of land (43,808 square feet). The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA)'s district-level project implementation unit has signed a contract with the Sharma- Samanantar JV Kathmandu to construct a building at the cost of 795 million. The deadline for the project is until mid-January, 2021.

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