Iraqi court seizes former oil minister’s property

A court in Iraq has seized various property of the country’s former oil minister, Ihsan Abd al-Jabbar, who is accused of taking bribes and abuse of power.

INA news agency reports.

– The al-Karkh investigation court, specialized in integrity cases, has ruled to freeze the movable and immovable assets of former Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar, on account of exploiting his position and receiving bribes from several investors with contracts with the oil ministry, – a source told the agency.

Al-Jabbar has been under investigation for a long time.