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HOOAC Accuses Afghan, Foreign Officials of Graft

HOOAC Accuses Afghan, Foreign Officials of Graft

Corrupt officials should be sued and prosecuted: Sapand

KABUL - The High Office of Oversight and Anti-corruption (HOOAC) accused high-ranking government and foreign officials of having a hand in increasing corruption in the country.The comments came as an official in US Defence Department last week faced trial over charges of corruption in a contract in Afghanistan.
Officials in the corruption watch dog said that they too want corrupt officials to be tried.
"They [corrupt officials] should be sued and prosecuted," Sayed Mohammad StanikzaiSapand, a senior official in HOOAC said.

Donor countries are hugely involved in corrupt contracts in Afghanistan, Mr.Sapand said without naming any specific country.

Donor countries are hugely involved in corrupt contracts in Afghanistan, Mr.Sapand said without naming any specific country. "There is also corruption in contracts cut by our big donors," he said. The watch dog suggested that the only way out is full implementation of the Afghan constitution and ensure transparency in the contracts. (Tolo News)