RIYADH – Saudi Arabia has detained 298 its officers together with navy males amid an ongoing crackdown on corruption within the kingdom.
Investigators will convey prices towards them who’re amongst 674 folks rounded up within the newest crackdown, mentioned Saudi Arabia’s Management and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha).
All have been accused of a numerous monetary and administrative corruption crimes represented in bribery, embezzlement, waste of public cash, exploitation of place, and public workplace administrative misuse.
“The total amount that the accused admitted to because of this investigation mounted to approximately (379) million Riyals, and procedures are underway for them to be referred to the competent court,” an official assertion mentioned.
Outcomes of a number of the investigations confirmed the next:
•The exploitation of (16) individuals, together with (8) navy officers, considered one of them is a Main Common and the others are retired navy officers, for presidency contracts on the Ministry of Protection and their involvement in bribery and cash laundering crimes for the interval (2005 – 2015).
•(21) individuals dedicated monetary and administrative corruption crimes represented within the exploitation of contracts within the Common Directorate of Well being Affairs within the Jap Area, together with two ladies and (3) residents.
•(9) Officers between AlMaarefa personal college in Riyadh area, one of many municipalities, and a former worker within the Ministry of schooling had been concerned in monetary and administrative corruption instances, violating rules and directions, which resulted in a extreme harm to the constructing of the college resulting in accidents and deaths.
•Exploiting official place and bribery by (14) individuals, together with (3) of that are navy officers on the rank of Colonel, and (4) different staff from the sectors of the Ministry of Inside within the Jap Area.
•Exploiting official place and bribery by (15) individuals, together with a Main basic and a Brigadier basic in one of many sectors of the Ministry of Inside.
•Exploiting official place and bribery of a member of the judicial system to acquire sums of cash.
•Arrest of a choose crimson handedly whereas receiving a sum of cash (bribery) in violation of the duties of the general public workplace, and one other choose misusing his place and affect receiving cash (bribery) after finishing the procedures for arrest and detention from the Supreme Judicial Council in accordance with Article (68) of the judicial system.
•Arrest of a Lieutenant Colonel in one of many sectors of the Ministry of Protection crimson handedly whereas receiving a sum of cash (bribery) in a breach of his job duties.