Afghanistan: $ 12.3 million found in cash at former officials

the essential Some 12, 3 million dollars in cash and gold bars were found at the homes of former Afghan dignitaries.

Some 12, $ 3 million in cash and gold bars were found in the homes of former Afghan dignitaries, the Central Bank said on Wednesday, a month after taking power Taliban who denounce the corruption of the old regime and praise their own transparency.

“The money found came from senior leaders of the previous government, such as Amrullah Saleh (the ex-vice-president, Editor’s note), and certain security agencies which kept cash and gold in their offices, “according to the statement from the Afghan Central Bank. “The Islamic Emirate”, the name given to Afghanistan by the Taliban, transferred everything “to the national coffers” in the name of “transparency”, according to this text.

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