25 May, Kathmandu : Former Judge at the Supreme Court, Bharat Raj Upreti, has committed suicide on Sunday night.
Upreti has written in the suicide note that he was hurt by the Nepal Bar Association’s decision of not letting the retired judges plead cases in the Supreme Court, according to his relatives.
In the suicide note, Upreti has stated that his body be provided to a hospital and Rs 500,000 as his obsequies expenses to the earthquake survivors. The body has been taken to Maharajgunj-based Teaching Hospital for postmortem. RSS