Afghan ex-deputy interior minister sentenced to 14 years for corruption

Staff Report

KABUL -- A Kabul court Monday (January 9) sentenced Gen. Wase Rauofi, a former deputy interior minister, to 14 years in prison for accepting a bribe, TOLO News reported.

Rauofi was convicted of accepting a 10.1 million AFN (US $150,000) bribe to award a fuel contract to a private firm, prosecutor Mujib Rahman said.

Rauofi became the fourth defendant whom the Afghan Anti-Corruption Criminal Justice Centre court has sent to prison since November.

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