CPN (UML) Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has said no one implicated in the fake Bhutanese refugees scam should be spared. Addressing the central committee meeting at the party headquarters, Chyasal of Lalitpur, Chair Oli opined that the party would protest if attempts were made to implicate the innocent and let the guilty off.
The central committee meeting began from today. He shared that attempts were made to implicate someone in a prejudiced manner on fake Bhutanese refugees scam. The UML Chair shared that he during the meeting with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ had urged not to spare those involved in the scam and not to implicate innocent people. He further said that the party suspended party secretary Top Bahadur Rayamajhi to help with the investigations into the scam.
Saying people making Nepalis stateless and sending people to foreign land illegally are traitors, he questioned why the people arrested earlier in this scam were released. Also the former Prime Minister, Oli urged the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority to carry out investigations into all corruption cases. Chair Oli said he during the Premiership of Girija Prasad Koirala had suggested resolving the problem by sending Bhutanese refugees to third countries after it was not possible to repatriate them to Bhutan.
He added that he during his term as Foreign Minister had urged the then US President George W. Bush to resolve the Bhutanese refugee problem. Similarly, UML General-Secretary Shankar Pokhrel opined that the ‘mission grassroots’ launched with a plan to strengthen the CPN (UML) as the strong national force would be reviewed.
Discussion would be held on 10 different topics, including political report of UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli, report of central body, report of mission grassroots, action plan of provinces, division of work of central committee members in the meeting. The meeting would run till May 13.