Recruitment order against Kirkuk investment manager in a corruption case
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On Sunday, the Federal Integrity Commission announced its procedures regarding the complaint submitted by citizens contracting to purchase housing units in a complex in Kirkuk governorate, revealing that a summons order was issued to the head of the governorate’s Investment Commission against the background of the investigation into the case.
In a statement received by Al-Iqtisad News, the commission’s investigations department indicated that “a complaint was received against the Kirkuk Investment Commission, as a result of its terminating the contract of a contracting company concerned with implementing a residential project and withdrawing its work permit, and handing it over to another contracting company that did not comply with the terms of the contract. This caused severe damage to the citizens contracting to purchase housing units in that complex.
The department added that "the report of the Federal Financial Supervisory Board identified the existence of recklessness and inadequacy of the measures taken by the Kirkuk Investment Commission, which caused harm to the contracting citizens," noting that "the Kirkuk investigation court, and as a result of the information available to it, issued a summons order against an investment manager." The governorate, based on the provisions of Article (340) of the Penal Code, as a result of the investigation of the case.
And the statement continued, "The recruitment order also included the former investment director of the province, whose fate the court decided to decide, as he was convicted on the background of another case, while it decided to arrest the first complainant," noting that "a summons order has previously been issued against the directors of the legal, economic and technical department in the commission." County investment.
The commission had previously identified the existence of (111) projects referred by the Kirkuk Investment Commission, including (86) projects with a completion rate of zero percent, including residential and commercial complexes, hotels, malls, hospitals, private universities, and others.