Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority initiates (123) Criminal Cases

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Riyadh, Oct 30, 2020, SPA -- An official source in the Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority stated that the Authority initiated (123) criminal cases lately, most prominent of which were as follow:
The first case: The arrest of a an employee of the Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority and the head of the encroachment department in a governorate’s municipality and a citizen for manipulating one of the cases involving the citizen whose a relative to the first accused and the municipality employee in order to preserve the case.
The second case: In cooperation with the Ministry of Justice, the cancellation of two deeds of a total area of (169,233,000 square meters) in one of the governorates, which were issued in an irregular manner, and an arrest of a judge (former member of the Shura Council), a former governorate undersecretary, a former officer with the rank of brigadier general, lawyer and three citizens for their involvement in issuing these deeds and for obtaining part of the land in return.
The third case: the arrest of a former officer with the rank of a Lieutenant General in one of the ministries and a director of one of the foreign contractual companies with the ministry, for the reason that the first was involved during his work in obtaining sums of money amounting to (400,000,000) riyals in exchange for awarding projects
in favor of that company and other companies, and using his bank accounts outside the Kingdom to receive these sums and transferring them inside the Kingdom, as well as making sales of real estate inside the Kingdom with higher prices that do not equate to their purchasing value.
The fourth case: The arrest of a faculty member in a university and an employee in a court for the wrongdoing of the second accused of adding (27) documents to an existing case against the first with the aim of manipulating the case in favor of the first.
The fifth case: In cooperation with the Public Prosecution, two employees in the public prosecution and an employee in Ministry of Commerce, and citizens (mediators) were arrested for requesting an amount of (5,300,000) riyals in exchange for ending a case pending at the Public Prosecution and the Ministry of Commerce branch in one of the governorates.
The sixth case: In cooperation with the Presidency of State Security, an officer with the rank of brigadier general, colonel and a non-commissioned officer working in one of the military sectors were arrested for obtaining sums of money in exchange for exempting some employees from official working hours and accepting new recruits for military courses.
The seventh case: In cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, (the General Traffic Department), an employee and a non-commissioned officer working at the traffic department of one of the regions and a civil employee were arrested. The first and second accused were arrested for the replacement of vehicle plates in an irregular manner in exchange for an amount of (1400) riyals for each, and the total amount obtained by the first and second
from the third is an amount of (1,400,000) riyals during a one month period.
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