One of many folks indicted was a Ministry of Tourism worker who submitted a falsified bill to the Ministry of Well being exaggerating the worth of accommodating residents who have been in quarantine after having returned to Saudi Arabia, SPA mentioned.
The official admitted his crime throughout an investigation and the case is being referred to court docket.
The Management and Anti-Corruption Fee (Nazaha) additionally arrested a army personnel working for the inside ministry and a well being ministry worker who have been concerned within the forgery of 31 motion permits that have been being offered for $800 (3,000 riyals) every. In sum, the permits may have earned the group $24,800 (93,000 riyals) had they been offered.
The fee known as on the general public to report any instances of economic or administrative corruption they’re conscious of to stop others from exploiting the pandemic for his or her private achieve, based on SPA.
Saudi Arabia has reported 9,362 confirmed coronavirus instances and 97 deaths up to now.