Khum Bahadur Khadka

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Khum Bahadur Khadka (Nepali: खुम बहादुर खँड्का) (born 1951) is an elected member in Nepali Congress Central Working Committee. He is a former Minister of the Interior of Nepal and a one of the most influential leaders of Nepali Congress Party. After some corruption allegations, he was not in active politics since about 2006-2007 and even withdrew his candidacy for the Constituent Assembly election from the Dang-1 constituency, after Maoists had accused him of responsibility in the killing of seven of their cadres.[1][2] He was convicted on 13 August 2012 with several counts of corruption, slapping him one-and-half year jail sentence along with a penalty of 9.47 million Nepali rupees.[3] His corruption escapades were mostly during the period when he held a number of high-ranking posts, including home minister and local development minister in the 1990s.[2]

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