Uptade Iraqi court acquits police officer convicted for murder of a government adviser

BAGHDAD: An Iraq court has acquitted a police officer previously convicted and sentenced to death for leading a group that gunned down well-known analyst and government adviser Hisham Al-Hashemi more than three years ago in Baghdad, court officials told Reuters on Monday.
Hashemi, who had advised the government on defeating Sunni Muslim Daesh militants and curbing the influence of the pro-Iran Shiite militias, was shot outside his Baghdad family home on July 6 2020 by men on a motorbike.

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