Iraqi minister accused of corruption cases

Iraqi minister accused of corruption cases

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 15:53 ​​PM

Iraqi minister accused of corruption casesBaghdad / Sky Press

Deputy Attorney of the Alliance of the riyadh al-Masoudi, today, the number of corruption cases in the country exceeded 42 cases amounting to about 300 billion dollars, noting that many of the heads of political blocs and former ministers involved in corruption cases.

Masoudi said in a statement that “Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi pointed to the indictment of 11 former ministers, as well as a number of other heads of blocs and special positions that successive governments could not be held accountable.”

“There are three factors that encourage Abdul-Mahdi not to retreat by fighting the corrupt are the popular pressures that want to account for the whales of corruption, as well as the existence of pressure by the newly formed parliamentary opposition and finally from the supporting blocs that try to whiten the page of some corrupt and hold everyone accountable.”

Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi revealed at the weekly press conference on Tuesday evening the arrest warrants against 11 ministers on the background of corruption cases without revealing their names.