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Kabul municipality officials arrested on corruption charges

Kabul municipality officials arrested on corruption charges

May 29, 2016 - 15:40

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Two senior officials of the Kabul municipality have been arrested on corruption charges by the Ministry of Interior (MoI), an official said on Sunday.

The detained officials were identified as Administrative Assistant Mohammad Aslam Akrami and Human Rights Director Ahmad Kamal Qasimyar.

Municipality spokesmanAbdul Qadir Arzotold Pajhwok Afghan Newsthe officials were arrested by the Major Crimes Task Force on Saturday.

He did not provide details of the accusations but said investigations were underway and the results would be shared later with the media.

Akramihad been serving as acting head of the municipality until last week. Pajhwok tried to contact MoI for more information on the issue, but failed.


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