12:14 - 06-16-2022
Today, Thursday, the Integrity Commission announced the details of the sentences issued against a number of officials, noting that the sentences included imprisonment for the governor of Babylon and the former director of the Trade Bank of Iraq.
The investigations department of the authority stated, in a statement, that "the Babylon Criminal Court - the third authority issued a prison sentence in absentia against the former governor of Babylon, for blackmailing and bargaining with complainants, for the purpose of disbursing their financial dues resulting from the implementation of a project to equip and install two devices (ring and helical scanner) in Marjan General Hospital. 2018".
She added that "the court issued a seven-year prison sentence for the convict in accordance with the provisions of Resolution (160 of 1983), with an arrest and investigation order issued against him."
The department confirmed, "The Rusafa Criminal Court issued a ruling in absentia to impose a seven-year prison sentence on the former General Manager of the Trade Bank of Iraq, on the issue of exaggerating the purchase price of a real estate in Basra Governorate."
And the statement continued, "The Central Anti-Corruption Criminal Court issued a judgment in attendance to imprison the director of the legal department in the Civil Aviation Authority, on the charge of receiving a sum of money from a director of a company, in return for performing one of his duties, and facilitating contract procedures for the complainant." That "the court decided to imprison the convict for seven years, based on the decision (160 of 1983), with the imposition of a fine of ten million dinars against him."
And he stated that “a judgment was issued in attendance to imprison the director of the yellow maize plant located in the Al-Alam district in Salah al-Din Governorate, for seizing an amount of (57,687,000) dinars, for the value of (187.5) tons of yellow maize,” noting that “the Salah al-Din Criminal Court – the Commission The second issued its decision to imprison the director of the laboratory in his presence for a period of six years in accordance with the provisions of Article (318) of the Penal Code, in reference to the provisions of the subscription articles (47, 48 and 49) of it.
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