13:59 - 2022-11-29
Today, Tuesday, the Federal Integrity Commission announced the issuance of an order to bring in the former deputy head of the Military Industrialization Commission, as a result of “recommending a private company,” which caused damage to the public interest and deliberately committed a violation of his job duties, with the intention of benefiting a person at the expense of the state.
A statement by the Commission's Investigation Department stated, "The Second Karkh Investigation Court issued a summons order against the former vice-president of the Military Industrialization Commission, because he abused his job position and harmed the public interest, against the background of recommending a private Iraqi company to a Serbian company."
He pointed out that "the accused addressed the Serbian government represented by the (Yugo Import) company regarding the request for cooperation and coordination with the civil company, and his claim of having a partnership with the Iraqi Military Industrialization Authority, in addition to recommending it in terms of security," noting that "this is a security breach of the country's sovereignty." And the objectives of the Military Industrialization Authority, and the exploitation of the job position.
The statement confirmed, "The second Karkh Investigation Court issued the recruitment order, in accordance with the provisions of Article (331) of the amended Iraqi Penal Code No. (111 of 1969)."
Article (331) of the Penal Code stipulates that: “Any public official or agent assigned to a public service who willfully commits a breach of the duties of his position or refrains from performing one of its duties, with the intention of harming the interest of an individual or with the intention of benefiting a person at the expense of the public service, shall be punished with imprisonment and a fine, or with one of these penalties.” another or at the expense of the state.
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