Shafaq News/ The Anti-Corruption Committee arrested today, Sunday, a senior security officer in Baghdad.
A source told Shafaq News Agency that a security force apprehended the head of the Intelligence Directorate of the Baghdad Emergency Regiment per the orders of the head of the Anti-Corruption Committee, Ahmed Abu Ragheef.
In August 2020, the Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, formed a Committee to investigate "Major corruption and crime cases". The Committee is headed by Lieutenant-General Ahmed Abu Ragheef and includes officers from various government departments and security organizations.
The Committee was granted a wide range of authority, with the Counter-Terrorism-Services in charge of executing the Judicial orders emerging from the committee.