Abadi Office describes the accusations as serious Defense Minister

2016-08-01 22:57:00 | (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad

Description Office of the Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, accused Defense Minister Khaled al - Obeidi, corruption to Parliament Speaker Salim al - Jubouri , and a number of MPs and officials to "serious."

A spokesman for the office , Saad al - Hadithi, in a televised statement, this evening , "there are fears the charges and is dangerous , " noting that "investigative boards will characterize the validity of these accusations with evidence and clues."

He pointed out, " The law provides for raising the legal immunity of a deputy accused after the vote on the adjournment , " stressing " the law is above all and there is no immunity for anyone , and there is a mechanism to lift the immunity but this is premature and the issue is still the Department of accusation and integrity will in question as directed by the Prime minister. "

The Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi may face earlier in the Integrity Commission to investigate the allegations raised in the questioning of the Minister of Defence in the House of Representatives hearing today about corrupted files that are to cooperate with the committees to verify the House of Representatives on the subject and not one is above the law . "

It is said that Defense Minister Khaled al - Obeidi, was accused in the interrogation at the parliament session today Parliament Speaker Salim al - Jubouri and deputies to exercise extortion to pass arming decades around suspicions of corruption worth millions of dollars, while al - Jubouri , strongly denied the accusations and defense minister, describing them Palmsarhh to derail the questioning, declaring at the same time his intention to sue al - Obeidi to these accusations and hauling raised by the Commission on Public integrity to investigate them.