Group arrested over attempts to commit fraud in Iraq's parliamentary elections: court

Iraqi Supreme Judicial Court (File)

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SULAIMANI — Iraqi Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday (August 26) announced the arrest of a group who prepared to commit fraud in the parliamentary elections scheduled for October.

The court said in a statement that the group wanted to create political turmoil in the country by committing fraud and changing the results.

It said that the group also tried to offend Iraq’s prominent political and social figures.

It added that a politician was involved with the group by suggesting to create fake pages and documents to carry out their work.

All members of the group have been arrested and investigation is ongoing.

(NRT Digital Media)