ACJC Convicted 5 for Illegal Carrying of 102,945 US$
Mirwais, son of Sayad Ahmad a resident of Nemrooz and Feroz son of Ali Ahmad, Mohammad Nabi son of Mohammad Ali, Ali Ahmad son of Mohammad Ali and Abdul Latif son of Mohammad Layaq residents of Ghazni charged on carrying illegal money abroad, were sentenced on 11th November 2019 at Anti-Corruption and Justice Center (ACJC).
Based on the lawsuit prepared by the assigned prosecutor, Mirwais, and Feroz while carrying 136,000 UAE Dirham, 167,000 Qatari Riyal, 8,000 Saudi Riyal and 7,600 Bahraini Dinar which is totally equal to 102,945 US$ along with Mohammad Nabi, Ali Ahmad, and Abdul Latif to UAE (Dubai) was detained on Hamid Karzai International Airport on 28th of January 2019 by the Airport staff and the money was submitted to the representative of the Da Afghanistan Bank in the presence of a delegation and the case was reported for prosecution.
The assigned prosecutor demanded from the judicial board to apply the Articles 505, 58, 57 and 59 of the Penal Code against Mirwais, Feroz, Mohammad Nabi, Ali Ahmad and Abdul Latif for illegal carrying of 102,945 US$ to abroad.
The judicial board of the ACJC sentenced Mirwais on the charges of illegal carrying of money in accordance with Article 505 and 57 of Penalty Code for paying 36,000 AFN cash fine and sentenced each one Feroz, Mohamamd Nabi, Ali Ahmad and Abdul Latif in this case in accordance with the Articles 505 and 85 of the Penalty Code and with considering Article 209 of the Criminal Proceeding Code for paying of 35000 AFN cash fine.
Based on Article 505 of Penalty Code, the Judicial Board also order for confiscating of 72, 679.348 US$.
It is to be mentioned, that from the total of confiscated money, the amount of 32, 367 US$ was repaid for Mirwais based on the decree of the judicial board.