Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq denies knowledge of an warrant for his arrest
Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq denies knowledge of the issuance of a warrant for his arrest
Published on Wednesday, 05 January 1 / December 2012 11:12
Baghdad/ Obelisk: denied deputy governor of the Central Bank of Iraq the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, Wednesday, knowing the issuance of a warrant for his arrest on charges of corruption, as he emphasized the withdrawal of special protection personnel and its phones belonging to the bank.
Saleh said “obelisk”, said he was “not aware of the existence of an arrest warrant issued against me but was withdrawn personnel and protection of me and phones belonging to the Central Bank of Iraq.”
He explained that “if there is an arrest warrant issued against me, it is better to have been issued earlier, and even if such a warrant issued that does not mean I am convicted of any charge.”
And revealed a member of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee high Nassif, Wednesday, for the issuance of an arrest warrant against the deputy governor of the Central Bank of the appearance of Mohammed Saleh on charges of corruption.
The head of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Osama Najafi and the Governor of the Central Bank and Agency Abdul Basit Turki search, Wednesday, October 31 last mechanism of action of the CBI and prove its independence under the changes that have occurred recently while stressing the latter continuing investigation ERA hard currency and the Department of money laundering in Central.
And the Council of Ministers decided, on 23 October 2012, dismissing Iraqi Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi and the prime BSA Abdul Basit Turki proxy instead of him, said media adviser to Prime Minister Ali al-Moussawi that the decision is valid until further notice.
The source of regulatory early detection of an obelisk in the 13 October 2012 for the issuance of an arrest warrant against al-Shabibi, as he emphasized Haitham Jubouri, a member of the Finance Committee parliamentary achieved suspicions of corruption in the works of the Iraqi Central Bank and the auction, the issuance of the note right Shabibi and two of his advisers and employees rank of director general.
As announced Chairman of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee Bahaa al-Araji said in a press conference held in the parliament issued an arrest warrant against the central bank governor and a number of senior officials in the bank and other financial institutions, in what was considered the Chairman of the Investment Committee and the economy parliamentary Ahmed al-Alwani that differences auction dollar borne others and not Central Bank alone, calling to verify the charges against Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi and stressing that the report, which was prepared on the Central Bank of the breaches clear and bright-colored concerning the submission of false documents.