BAGHDAD / Obelisk: at a time when Iraqis hope of the Iraqi judiciary to be independent, and away from political or government intervention, there is a matter of concern of the possibility of infiltration of rampant corruption in many of the state institutions to judicial work.
What raises concerns, the announcement of the judiciary in Iraq, Monday, that the Rusafa Criminal Court decided to acquit former central bank governor Sinan al-Shabibi of corruption charges related to the central bank, while the main reason for the "lack of evidence".
Interestingly, in the case of Al-Shabibi, Judge Gomaa Abdel-David, who handed down the sentence to seven years in prison Shabibi dated 09/03/2014 is the same as that issued his innocence of the charges against him, putting questions about the impact of political conditions and interventions leaders of blocs and their leaders in the Iraqi judiciary.
Quoted among judicial and political for "obelisk" fear of vigorous attempts to give rise to suspicion, in closing the files of corruption, and the acquittal of those involved, where political parties seeking to appeal the Iraqi judiciary and accusing him of being "politicized" and "unfair", losing the community's trust in him, and prevents the most important institution in the elimination of Iraq into a puppet of those who seek to amnesty for terrorists and corrupt, under the pretext that calls held against them "malicious" and with political purposes.
Central Bank of Iraq is the central bank of the Republic of Iraq, based in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Founded in the current approach based on the Iraqi Central Bank Act of 2004 with a authorized capital of 100 billion dinars.
A spokesman for the judiciary Judge Abdul Sattar Bayrakdar, "The body was competent integrity issues second in Criminal Rusafa Court issued a decision to acquit the central bank's former governor Sinan al-Shabibi of corruption charges against him issues related to the Central Bank during the period of his tenure as governor," attributing the decision of acquittal to "insufficient evidence in the charges against the Hbibi."
Like the former central bank governor, appeared in court after returning from outside the country, following the promises that they would receive a fair trial, a judge cleared him on bail after that.
At a time in which he emphasized the Supreme Judicial Council, said the sentence against Mohammad Reza Jawad Al-Shabibi, and the judge jailed seven years based on the evidence and the facts and the evidence is clear, political parties seeking to appeal the ruling and considering a political decision, and KDE, fabricated from the former Iraqi government so called .
According to the book of the Supreme Judicial Council, in the possession of "obelisk" The problem Rusafa Criminal Court on 03/09/2014, headed by Judge David Abdullah Juma, sentenced the convicted Sinan Mohammed Rida Jawad Al-Shabibi, was sentenced to seven years imprisonment on the basis of the provisions of Article 340 of the Penal Code.
Under it, ordered the arrest and investigation of the convicted issued in accordance with the provisions of Article 340 of the Penal Code, and must upon arrest or surrender attendance before this court, to conduct a public trial, and retain the right to claim compensation affected.
Refers Book Court, obtained by "obelisk" which carries the number 1638 in the A / C 2/2014, the charges brought against the accused in accordance with the provisions of Article 340 of the Penal Code, and recorded an innocent about being a fugitive and then listened to the reading Deputy Attorney General, and the agent of the accused and issued its decision.
According to the book "to the scrutiny and deliberation, and is fixed to the investigation proceedings, the court found that the facts of this case represented that the fugitive from 1/12012 until 08.30.2012, and in the central bank when he was governor of the bank above causing damage intentional with state funds and the interests of the party that works to their advantage, and by irregularities taking place in the auction sale of foreign currency for the period above and reflecting on the meeting with the case and evidence collected, the court found the evidence sufficient to convict the accused in accordance with the material charge being represented statements legal representative and the statements of witnesses and the defendants' statements divisive cases and the record of the administrative investigation, and report the BSA and the presumption of the accused escape a mechanism court found sufficient to convict the accused.
It was the source of my rights, confirmed November 26, 2014, that both the former central bank governor, and former Minister of Communications, for example, before the Court, as soon as they returned to Baghdad, after promises that they would receive a fair courts, noting that the judge released them on bail.
The source said on condition of anonymity, that Shabibi Governor of the Central Bank, and Mohammed Allawi, the former minister of communications, were released on bail.
A political source said the "obelisk" that some political parties to discredit the Iraqi judiciary and beyond the Constitution and the laws in force when the defendant cases where Shabibi describes as "malicious", adding that "the political and financial interests behind the quest to exonerate Shabibi."
The source familiar with, it was revealed the acquittal of former Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi, and former Minister of Communications Mohammed Allawi of the charges against them.
The source said he was "acquitted Shabibi and Mohammed Allawi of the charges against them." The source, who asked not to be named, said: "Al-Shabibi, Allawi returned to Baghdad after that decision."
The Iraqi judiciary issued in September 2014 and sentenced to seven years imprisonment against former Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi based on the charges against him during his administration of the Central Bank.
In October 2012, a regulatory source of early detection for "obelisk" for the issuance of an arrest warrant against the Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi, while sources revealed his escape outside Iraq.
The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity for "obelisk" that "an arrest warrant issued against the Iraqi Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi for his alleged involvement process monopoly of the dollar and money laundering."
The former Iraqi government denied it relates to the issuance of an arrest warrant against al-Shabibi and the number of employees on charges of financial and administrative corruption.
The Iraqi Council of Ministers decided to dismiss Shabibi after an investigation by a parliamentary committee in accusations of corruption within the bank.
Moderated Shabibi, the Iraqi Central Bank, since 2003, the text of the decision of the Federal Court of linking independent bodies of the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers and not Parliament.
The "obelisk" had contacted her time Bcbibi when he was in Tokyo, and refused to comment on the report at the time, saying only "deny the issuance of an arrest warrant against me I do not want to comment further on the subject," returned "obelisk" to relate Shabibi's office in the central bank, which expressed surprise at the news and his personal secretary said he was "currently at the annual meetings in Tokyo and it is hoped that up today and can make direct contact with him."
So said a political source for "obelisk" to those who "Atpacon" on Shabibi trying to overcome the Iraqi judiciary, and are trying to challenge the decisions, even those that terrorism-related terms are considered arrest those terrorists as "political" decisions and "sectarian," as they called them .
The source added that "they know very well that Shibib convicted, and forget at the same time he was dismissed from his post at the Commission on Public Integrity, fairness and parliamentary approval of the Presidency of the Council of Representatives of corruption files in the work of the Central Bank of files, in addition to the chief of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee Bahaa al-Araji time , the existence of an arrest warrant against the 30-Shabibi and help. "
The Shabibi took advantage of the absence of a memorandum of travel ban against him, he traveled to Japan and then to Europe, where he remained a fugitive from justice, even the recent return to Baghdad.
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