8 Jan 14
“I do what I want,” says Pul-e Alam mayor, as anti-corruption agency and regional governor say they are powerless to act on allegations.
13 Jun 13
Investigation indicates that large consignment of medical supplies was diverted and sold off illegally.
20 Dec 12
Local politicians pledge support after journalist investigates alleged misappropriation of land.
30 Nov 12
Officials say local men claimed rights over land because they knew it was prime real estate.
2 Aug 12
Even public servants turn to alternative courts in the belief they are swifter and more honest than state judiciary.