Wednesday, 17 July 2019 12:17 GMT

Afghanistan- ARG sexual accusation to be openly investigated: AGO

(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Reports

KABUL: The Attorney General Office (AGO) says the allegations
regarding the sexual harassment and abuse inside the presidential palace would
be investigated with the presence of media representatives.

'For a fair, justice a transparent investigation will be
held with the presence of Ulema, media, civil society and women's rights
activists and representatives of people,' said a statement released by the AGO
on Monday.

General Habibullah Ahmadzai, in an interview with the
Khurshid TV channel, accused some officials at the presidential palace of
sexual demands and abuse against women. He said that some top officials and
presidential advisors in ARG, have hand behind sexual abuse in the ARG.

However the presidential palace has denied the allegations,
the presidential candidates council demanded for a transparent probe in

The statement said, that the AGO had earlier asked Ahmadzai
to hand over the evidence against sexual harassment in ARG but he was not able
to provide the documents and evidence so far.


Afghanistan- ARG sexual accusation to be openly investigated: AGO


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