Al-Kaabi: Referring 46 corruption files to the Court of Integrity

  • 21-01-2021, 09:25
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    Baghdad - INA


    The head of the Parliamentary Investigative Committee in charge of auditing and investigating the contracts of the Ministry of Electricity, First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hassan Karim Al-Kaabi, revealed that 46 corruption files had been referred to the competent courts, and confirmed that the committee continues its work in filtering the contracts made by the ministry over the past years.

     Al-Kaabi said in an interview with “Al-Sabah”: “The 62 Parliamentary Order Committee to investigate the contracts of the Ministry of Electricity has handed over 56 files to the Integrity Commission, 46 of which are referred to the competent courts and are still under investigation.”  The investigation committee will send a new set of files that contain suspicions of corruption in the Ministry of Electricity to the Integrity Commission and the Board of Financial Supervision, who exercise a broader and more accurate oversight role, and make great efforts to complete the investigation and scrutinize these files.