Afghan police payroll under scrutiny from U.S. watchdog

By Reuters | Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:00 PM
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By Phil Stewart

WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - A government watchdog is raising fresh concerns that U.S. funds meant to help pay Afghan police salaries may instead be going to "ghost workers," according to a letter he sent to military commanders in Afghanistan.

John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, said his staff has initiated an audit on the reliability of ...

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