Basra third Investigation Court ratified confessions of two accused of stealing a citizen in al-Ashar , possessing retiree's salaries which were four hundred million dinars .
The convicts and two fugitive convicts stole salaries of the retired from an owner of banking office following withdrawal them from al-Rafidain bank. When he went to his office in al-Ashar , an armed group dressed military uniform stood in his way and took the sum at gunpoint , a reporter of the Media Center of the Supreme Judicial Council stated.
The reporter added that the accused admitted that they and two accused , one of whom is a police man at al-Rafidain bank ,provided them with information, participated in this incident. Crime scene investigations matched their confessions that they said before the court. The court ratified their statements in accordance with article(442) of Iraqi Penal Code.