Nepal Telecom Server Hacker

2nd August 2020, Kathmandu

The news of unethical hacking happening rampantly is rather growing these days. In a recent incident, NTC’s server hacker has been released on bail.

Diwakar Deuja, a Nepal Government employee, hacked Nepal Telecom‘s server. He, then, made a recharge of Rs.24,000. After almost 15 days, The Kathmandu District Court released him on a bail on July 29.

The bail amount was Rs. 50,000. As per the claim, he had misused around Rs. 24,000 while recharging.

Deuja was working at the Urban Development and Building Office, Dhankuta as a computer operator. Judge Kamal Prasad Pokhrel made the verdict on this matter.

Before this incident, the police had been claiming that Deuja had also taken financial advantage by controlling various packages of Nepal Telecom.

Nepal Telecom had filed the complaint on July 27. Then, The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police had initiated the investigation. Meanwhile, The Bureau had already arrested Deuja from Dhankuta on July 15.

As per the Electronic Transactions Act 2063, CIB had sent him to the Nepal police Cyber Bureau.

These types of incidents are growing day by day. What do you feel is the root cause behind it? Why are the civil servants involved in such embarrassing activities?

Have your say in the comments below.

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