According to the Saudi media reports, A total of 136 people, both citizens and expatriates, have arrested for their alleged involvement in corruption by Saudi Arabia’s anti-graft authority.
The anti-corruption watchdog of the Kingdom, Nazaha said in a statement that the apprehended accused included employees of its top 7 ministries: defense, interior, National Guard, health, justice, municipal and rural affairs, and housing and education.
It further added that the charges against them range from bribery to power abuse and forgery, These apprehends were made during as many as 914 inspection raids carried out by Nazaha teams amidst the month of Shawal.
Nazaha informed that the arrest of these suspects was made after thorough investigations went into the suspicious roles of 562 people, “The legal procedures are being completed prior to referring them to courts.”
The anti-graft commission called on everyone to report, in the event of noticing any suspicious activities involving financial or administrative corruption, by contacting the toll-free number 980 or website www.nazaha.gov.sa or email 980 @ nazaha.gov.sa
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