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Ashraf Ghani’s bodyguard claims he saw Afghan president fleeing with millions of dollars

New Delhi: Brigadier General Piraj Ata Sharifi, the bodyguard of former Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani, claims, “I have seen the President of Afghanistan run away with millions of people.” August, the Daily Mail reported.

The Daily Mail said Sharifi has also promised to expose the corruption of his former boss, who he says fled the country with bags containing multimillion-dollar public money.

The General has CCTV evidence of the palace to prove it, the Brigadier General said, adding that he will share the evidence if he can. escape from afghanistan.

That’s a huge “if”. And it is getting bigger day by day. Because a search operation has been announced in the Afghan capital and the Taliban’s dragon was closing in on this week, the report said.

Now the former president has fled, the Western-backed government is history and General Sharifi, who was not aware of the VIP evacuation, is at a cost on his head.

Wanted posters to this effect have appeared at Taliban security posts in Kabul.

They show the general’s mugshot and the following words: “(This is) General Piraz Sharifi, also nicknamed ‘Ata’. He was the President’s special guard. He now has 300 weapons with him. If you know the person or his About the location, you should inform the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.”

“There is a reward for such information of a million Afghans.” So the general is reduced to living, literally, an underground existence; Moving from dungeon to illegal dungeon.

The report said the general’s fear of capture was heightened by the knowledge that the search was being directed by the most brutal member of the new Taliban government.

One of the general’s brothers has already been recognized in the street and has been summarily shot.

Recalling the events of Ghani’s exit, the general said: “We were there waiting for the President. But then I got a call to say that the President went to the airport instead of coming to the Defense Ministry.

“The defense minister had also fled. So did my boss. All Ghani’s close family and parties were also there.”

But not the general and the other VIPs, who were not as close to the inner circle as they thought.

“The president never told us he was leaving,” he said. “They just ran away and left me behind.”

He said: “I have a (CCTV) recording (from the palace) that shows a person afghan bank Brought a lot of money before Ghani left.

“Millions, maybe billions of dollars. There were many big bags and they were heavy. It was not rice.”

As the Daily Mail reports, he pats a bag of rice next to him.

“This money was supposed to be for the currency exchange market. Every Thursday, dollars were brought in for that purpose.

“Instead, it was taken by the president. Ghani knew in the end what would happen. So he took all the money and ran away. I never thought he’d do that. But I have evidence I’ll share.” When I’m in a safe place.”

By Naveen Bharat Staff

 

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