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Mohammad Zia Salehi, Karzai Aide, Part of Wider Afghan Corruption Probe

08/19/2010 09:55 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A close adviser to President Hamid Karzai, arrested last month on charges of soliciting a bribe, was also under investigation for allegedly providing luxury vehicles and cash to presidential allies and over telephone contacts with Taliban insurgents, according to Afghan officials familiar with the case.

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