[size=36]The Government clarifies the work of investigative judicial bodies and the sentencing of those accused of corruption[/size]
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Spokesman for the Information Office of the Prime Minister, Saad al-Hadithi, Thursday, that it can not undo the fight against corruption and take serious and concrete steps towards the prosecution of corrupt and open the files of the accused and the judicial verdicts and take judicial decisions Sleaze.
Al-Hadithi said that "it is not possible to retreat from fighting corruption and to take serious and concrete steps towards the prosecution of corrupt persons, opening files and taking legal judgments against the accused."
"After the formation of the Special Corruption Crimes Court, which became central to the fight against corruption, the Court formed investigative judicial bodies in all appellate courts, which in turn issued arrest warrants, travel bans, and seizure of funds. The current level of ministers and members of the Council of Representatives and Governors and members of the Governing Councils and Undersecretaries of the ministries and heads of bodies and directors and general directors and advisers, and the issuance of dozens of resolutions in this regard, and this is continuing on a daily basis to announce new decisions in this direction.
“The court formed the executive branch and the Supreme Judicial Council, and its main task was to expedite the process,” he said. “There is a preliminary investigation by the supervisory bodies, represented by the integrity and financial oversight bodies, but they do not have the power to issue judgments as executive powers. This file is based on this necessity and the urgent need of the judiciary, and accordingly the court was formed and began to receive the initial files of those who have proven charges of involvement in corruption cases and began to study and take legal action in accordance with the laws Iraqi force in this regard, and issued sentences successively Balastkdam and arrest and prevent travel and booking, and this happened during a period of 4 to 5 weeks, an unprecedented level on the ceiling and on the continuation of the work of the Supreme Council for the fight against corruption, limited time. "
Al-Hadithi explained that "the government since the parliament's approval of the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi; The first is related to sending bills and the second is the conclusion of agreements and external treaties. Otherwise, the other issues related to the conformity and daily conduct of things and the follow-up of basic duties related to Economic, political, administrative, service and security issues, of course, can not stop. "
The Spokesman for the Prime Minister's Information Office confirmed that "the anti-corruption wheel has moved very quickly over the past weeks, and there is a continuous movement through the amount of decisions issued in this regard, which came as a result of pressure from the will of the masses and the rightful demands of the peaceful protesters and created The authorities and the constitutional institutions of the State to respond to this will and work quickly and continuously to take decisions that meet the aspirations of citizens and peaceful demonstrators on the reform of the political and administrative system and the fight against corruption and other issues.
Al-Hadithi said that "the mass movement was a factor in overcoming many of the routine obstacles that impeded the work of state institutions and pressure and control, and therefore the basic fruit of this movement, which took place at the level of peaceful demonstrations and generated a pressure factor and created a compelling case for corruption. Corruption of former or current senior officials and serious actions in the prosecution of accused persons.