Governor of the Central Bank reveals detention of 20 central bank employee’s

Governor of the Central Bank reveals detention of 20 central bank employee and demanding the release of their will


Palm – revealed Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, “Shabibi” There are 20 employee of the employees of the Central Bank has been detained for more than 15 days and only released about them so far, “he said, adding that” female detainees are one of the noblest and most loyal employees the bank. ”

Shabibi student during a media statement “their release on bail, it is possible to continue the investigation with them,” he said, calling the Integrity Commission to “follow up the matter.”

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said, on Monday (November 5, 2012), The warheads big fall issue of the central bank, while stressing that the presence of Shabibi in the bank is wrong to expiration appointed governor, pointed out that he is not acting funds Iraqi, and does not have Information on the size or the location of the deposit.

It is noteworthy that the Supreme Judicial Council confirmed, in (19 last October), the issuance of an arrest warrant against the central bank governor and a number of officials in corruption cases, after the media quoted a local, in (14 October 2012), sources control the judiciary issued an arrest warrant for al-Shabibi corruption charges, pointing out that he escaped out of the country after the issuance of the memorandum, the bank denied the news, saying that the governor is currently involved in an annual conference in Tokyo and will return to Baghdad.

The Iraqi Cabinet decided, in (16 October 2012), the prime BSA Abdul Basit Turki functions of the central bank governor and agency.

The previously disclosed House Speaker Osama Najafi, in (7 October 2012), a few days ago to exempt bank governor Sinan al-Shabibi from office, for a suspicion of corruption in the work of the Iraqi Central Bank, while noting that the Council proceeded to achieve “depth” in the policy of the Central Bank since 2003, vowed to pursue the investigation “personally” to the importance of the issue.

It is noteworthy that the Iraqi Central Bank was established under the law issued on the sixth of March of the year 2004, as an independent body and is responsible for maintaining price stability and the implementation of monetary policy, including exchange rate policies and management of foreign reserves and the issuance of currency management, as well as regulate the banking sector to promote system competitive and financial independent.