The American Congress revealed this week that it took the recent allegations of former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani‘s corruption probe seriously.
The former official has been named by Congress as a suspect in an investigation into corruption, according to international reports.
An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the entire story of Ashraf Ghani’s escape from Afghanistan, according to Congress.
In August, the Taliban movement claimed that former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani took millions of dollars with him when he fled the country in mid-August.
And other senior officials close to Ghani are also named in the warrant. None of the individuals named has been formally charged in the investigation.
However, speculation persists, and John F. Sopko said in testimony before a House subcommittee for development aid that his office was examining the allegations at the request of another congressional committee. “We haven’t proven that yet,” he noted.