The Kathmandu District Court has approved a four-day detention for businessman Arun Chaudhary and former executive head of Bansbari Leather Footwear Industry, Ajit Narayan Thapa. The decision was made by Judge Madhav Prasad Ghimire at the District Court Kathmandu to facilitate further investigations into their alleged involvement in a land embezzlement case related to Bansbari Leather Shoe Factory.
Chaudhary and Thapa, both facing charges of fraud and cheating, were initially apprehended by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB). The CIB brought them before the district court through the district attorney’s office, seeking formal legal procedures.
The detention has been granted to allow authorities to conduct thorough investigations into the suspected fraudulent activities surrounding the misappropriation of land belonging to Bansbari Leather Shoe Factory. The court’s decision reflects the seriousness of the allegations against the two individuals.
The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) took both Chaudhary and Thapa into custody, underscoring the government’s commitment to addressing cases of financial misconduct and ensuring accountability.