The Higher Commission for Combating Corruption announced Wednesday,the implementation of the arrest warrant issued against the head of the Parliamentary Finance Committee for the previous term and the former advisor in the prime minister’s office charged with inflated money and illegal gain.
A statement of the Commission, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), stated that "the commission was able to implement the arrest warrant issued by the criminal investigation judge specialized in examining the cases of the Higher Commission for Combating Corruption against the head of the Parliamentary Finance Committee for the previous term and the former advisor in the prime minister, as a result of charges related to the inflation of his funds and his illegal gain."
The statement stated, "The arrest warrant came as a result of the investigation of the accused's money, which was conducted by the Prevention Department in the Federal Integrity Commission , which concluded that there was inflation in his money, and it is estimated at (16,157,291,000) dinars.
It pointed out that Article (19/2) of the amended Integrity and Illegal Gain Commission Law No. (30 of 2011) included the imposition of a prison sentence of no less than seven years and a fine equivalent to the value of the illegal gain on each taxpayer mentioned in Article (16/ 1) From the law, he failed to prove the legitimate reason for the large increase in his money, the money of his wife, or the money of his children, provided that the convicts are not released except after paying the amount of the fine and returning the value of the illegal gain.
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