Kathmandu, Jan. 14 -- The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority has suggested that the government make legal provisions to bring the Department of Money Laundering under its purview.

While the commission has the mandate to investigate corruption committed by public officials, it is under the department's scope to investigate the use of funds by anybody through criminal activities such as corruption, smuggling, and organised crimes.

The department is currently under the Prime Minister's Office.

"There is a possibility of public officials connected with irregularities and corruption in private entities, cooperatives and national and international non-governmental organisations. So, the Department of Money Laundering Investig...