Former Minister Charged with Corruption

By John Lee.

Iraq’s Commission of Integrity has reportedly issued an arrest warrant for a number of Iraqi government officials, including the former minister of electricity Karim Aftan al-Jumaili, on corruption charges.

Accoring to BasNews, former Member of Iraqi Parliament Odai Awad had previously accused al-Jumaili of 27 cases of corruption.

Jumaili was appointed as Minister for Electricity in 2011, following the resignation of his predecessor who had also been charged with corruption.

(Source: BasNews)

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