Kathmandu. UML MP Mohan Baniya, who was arrested on the charge of rape and suspended from the parliament, has filed a petition in the Parliament Secretariat demanding that the suspension be lifted after he was released on bail by a court order. A meeting of the House of Representatives on March 7, 2008 suspended him.
Bania was arrested by the District Police Office, Banke on charges of raping a teacher. He has been released on bail on April 20. After being released on bail, he filed a petition with the Parliament Secretariat a few days ago demanding the release of Fukuwa.
Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota is preparing to take a decision on the petition of MP Bania after giving legal advice. According to sub-rule 3 of rule 244 of the Rules of Procedure of the House of Representatives, Bania has demanded to get the service facility.