• publish: 15 January 2020
  • time: 12:37 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 11984

Acting minister under investigation, banned from leaving country

MUDL’s Mohammad Jawad Peikar is faced with an investigation by the AGO.

Mohammad Jawad Peikar, acting Minister of Urban Development and Land (MUDL) , has been banned from leaving the country.

President Ghani ordered the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) to investigate accusations of “illegal recruitment,” made against Peikar,  and to look into properties of Peikar’s bought in Turkey.

Ghani ordered the AGO to ban the acting minister from leaving the country until the end of the investigations.

Jamshid Rasouli, a spokesman for the AGO, has not commented on the case of the acting minister.

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