CoI revealed on Thursday 2/2/2017 that the Iraqi detainee by Jordanian
authorities is the convicted ( Ziad Tariq Abdullah Al-Qattan) the former deputy
of Secretary General of Iraqi Ministry of Defense.
CoI Extradition office confirmed that the convicted Ziad Al-Qattan
is wanted by Iraqi judiciary and 64 extradition files has been organized
against him by CoI in accordance with articles (318, 316, 340, 336) of Iraqi
Penal code. The office stated that it sent the information bulletins and arrest
warrants issued against him to the presidency of Prosecution General who in
turn sent it to the International Police directorate, which issued a red
notification against him. Al- Qattan was arrested in Jordan in the middle of
the past months
Extradition office sent extradition files that was organized by the
office to the Jordanian authorities through diplomatic channels to inform
Jordanian judicial authorities with it and help them to take the appropriate
decision and extradite him to the requesting body (Iraqi authorities).
The office revealed that Iraqi courts obligated the convict Al-Qattan
to return the amount ( 832486750 ) million USD in addition to other amounts will
be demanding after filling a lawsuit against him by the affected bodies. The
sentences issued against the convicted related to number of violations in the
contracts of supplying arms, materials, foodstuff, reliefs supplies and
vehicles as well as the unlawfully seizer of amounts belongs to MOD and transfer
it abroad via private banks, signing contracts of constructing camps and
arsenal and signing checks without having authority.
It`s worth noted that the convicted Ziad
Tariq Al-Qattan had ascended several acting possessions at MOD from 28 June
2004 to June 2005 including deputy of the Secretary General and D.G of arming and supplying office. Iraqi
courts issued several sentences in absentia against him to imprisonment for a
term of more than 180 years.
Interpol office in Amman had announced at
the end of the past month the arrest of an Arab accused of embezzling nearly
billion dollars and that contacts had been made with the requesting state to
consider the extradition request.