NINEWA/ Aswat al-Iraq: Ninewa Governor disclosed today that a military officer raped a minor girl during his duty time, south east of Mosul, with the assistance of his soldiers.
The officer and three soldiers were referred to the judicial system, as approved by Ninewa Operations Commander.
Governor Atheel al-Nujaifi told Aswat al-Iraq that the officer raped a 17-year old girl during his duty time, but declined to name him.
The officer was not handed over by his unit, as reported.
Nujaifi criticized the procedures of the military general command for the privileges given to officers, particularly in such cases.
No other details were given.