The Integrity Commission announced, today, Thursday, the arrest of the director of the Agricultural Bank branch in Hawija on charges of embezzlement, while indicating that the process included the arrest of the assistant director and the bank branch treasurer.
A statement by the Commission's Investigation Department, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), stated that "the Commission's investigation office in Kirkuk received information that officials in the Cooperative Agricultural Bank - Hawija branch committed major embezzlement operations," noting that "the office subsequently formed a team to investigate The correctness of the information, and conducting a fundamental audit and investigation.
The department added, "The team, who moved to the bank's branch, was able, after conducting a fundamental audit and investigation, to detect the embezzlement of an amount of (100,000,000) dinars from the bank's fund."
She pointed out that "the operation resulted in the arrest of the branch manager of the Agricultural Cooperative Bank in Hawija, and his assistant, as well as the arrest of the treasurer," noting that "a fundamental arrest report was organized in the operation, and presented with the accused and the seized documents to the investigating judge, who decided to arrest them, based on the provisions of the provisions Article (316) of the Penal Code.
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