Iraqi Judiciary: Election Fraud Not Proven Yet
The head of the Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council confirms that electoral fraud has not yet been proven, and the investigation concerning the targeting of demonstrators in the vicinity of the Green Zone is ongoing.
The head of the Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Faiq Zaidan, confirmed that "election fraud has not yet been proven by any evidence that is considered legal."
Zaidan indicated that the investigation concerning the assassination attempt of the Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and the targeting of demonstrators in the vicinity of the Green Zone is continuing.
"Probe into the incident of killing the protesters in the vicinity of the Green Zone last Friday continues, awaiting the completion of the work of the investigative committee formed by the Prime Minister to present it to the judicial authority," he explained.
As for the assassination attempt of al-Kadhimi, Zaidan said that the investigation file is with the committee formed by the prime minister and has not yet been presented to the judiciary, noting that it is still in its early stages.
Responding to talks about nominating him as the next prime minister, the judge stressed that he refused several times to handle any position outside the judicial work.