KABUL: Abdul Walid Tamim, former head of Afghanistan’s oil and gas regulatory authority has been sentenced to three years in jail-term by the Anti-Corruption Judicial Center, the Supreme Court announced on Monday.
Mr. Tamim was accused of misusing his authority while he was at office. He also fined $600,000.
The primary court held Tamim’s trail in his absence. Mr. Tamim did not comment so far.
Earlier, AGO said that Tamim had three cases of corruption and is under investigation.