Afghan National Army General arrested

Afghan National Army General arrested

Lt. Gen. Mohammad Moeen Faqir, the former commander of 215 Maiwand Army Corps has been arrested on charges of embezzlement and misuse of authority, a source at The Anti-Corruption Criminal Justice Center (ACJC)   said on Monday.

Faqir was summoned to appear before the ACJC and an arrest warrant for him was issued and he was transferred to Pul-e-Charkhi jail, the source added.

The ACJC is se my to follow the case against Faqir, the source added.

This comes after the US Inspector General For Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)  said that military generals serving in the ranks of Afghan National Army (ANA) are the most corrupt officials in the nation’s military forces.