Kurdistan Regional Government arrested security officials on charges of smuggling oil

17/10/2018 - 17:05 Published in News/Kurdistan

The Kurdistan Regional Government announced on Wednesday the arrest of a group of security officials in Erbil on the background of reports on the smuggling, sale and purchase of oil.

"They were arrested according to these reports and to conduct investigations with them," KRG spokesman Safin Dizayi told a news conference, noting that "no one has been charged or convicted in connection with this matter."

"The Kurdistan Regional Government will take the necessary measures after the investigation is over," he said.