Supreme Court put off final hearing on Silwal case third time


KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court for the third time has put off final hearing scheduled today on the writ petition filed by Nawaraj Silwal, DIG of Nepal Police, on April 11 challenging the appointment of Prakash Aryal as the chief of Nepal Police.

The Chief Justice Sushila Karki had put the case on a cause list today forming a joint-bench of seven justices led by Devendra Gopal Shrestha, according to SC Spokesperson Mahendra Upadhyaya. It is customary for the Chief Justice to assign cases to justices every morning for that day.