AT Monitoring Desk
KABUL: Two top government officials have been arrested in connection of corruption cases in northern Faryab province, officials said on Saturday.
The Provincial Education Chief, Sakhi Bayan, and Head of Human Resources, Islamuddin Hatami had been detained in charge of administrative corruption and embezzlement, the attorney general said.
Head of Faryab Attorney General, Farid Ghori said that Bayan was charged with administrative corruption, and Hatami was arrested in case of embezzlement and misuse of his authority.
The accused officials have been referred to court for further interrogation.
Afghanistan has been earned bad name for its endemic corruption. The National Unity Government is committed to fight corruption. But, practical step is very much important to eliminate this. Endemic corruption has to be eliminated; otherwise it will eat our all infrastructures and further trigger us toward backwardness. We can’t expect development beside corruption.