Iraqi court sentences former official to jail for corruption

The Iraqi Central Criminal Tribunal has sentenced a former defence ministry senior official to 114 years imprisonment in absentia on corruption charges, reports said Thursday.

Iraqi court sentences former official to jail for corruption
The Iraqi Central Criminal Tribunal has sentenced a former defence ministry senior official to 114 years imprisonment in absentia on corruption charges, reports said Thursday.

Former deputy secretary general at the Iraqi Defence Ministry Ziad Tarek Abdullah al-Qattan was convicted of four charges of administrative and financial corruption, the state-run al-Sabah daily newspaper reported. He remains on the run.

The case was investigated by Iraq's Commission on Public Integrity (CPI).

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