President Mohammad Ashaf Ghani has ordered a thorough investigation into the allegations regarding the sexual abuse of female athletes as he called the media reports in this regard as ‘shocking’.

ARG Palace said President Ghani has instructed the Attorney General Office to investigate the case thoroughly using all their authorities.

President Ghani further added that the misuse of authority and position is not acceptable, emphasizing that the immorality should be controlled in sports institutions.

According to ARG Palace, President Ghani made the remarks during a meeting with the Director of the National Olympic Committee and some of its members.

In his turn, Attorney General Mohammad Farid Hamidi said the rule of law defends the dignity of the people.

Hamidi further added that a delegation led by deputy Attorney General has launched investigation into the allegations, promising that the initial findings would be shared with the people soon.