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Paktika officials jailed for embezzlement

Paktika officials jailed for embezzlement

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Oct 10, 2012 - 20:20

SHARAN (PANinfo-icon): Directors of revenue and agricultureinfo-icon of southeastern Paktika province were awarded prison sentences on charges of embezzlement on Wednesday.

Director of Agriculture Hamidullah Tokhi was sentenced to seven years in jail while Director of Revenue Mohammad Zahir Wafa was awarded a six years jail term by the primary court.

Judge Khan Zaman Yaqubi announced the verdict at the end of an open trail.

The judgment proved that courts in the province did not spare senior officials and punished them for their wrongdoings, said a tribal elder, Hajji Wakil Pacha Khan.

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