Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority initiates (123) Criminal Cases 2 Riyadh

Saturday 1442/3/14 - 2020/10/31
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The eighth case: the arrest of an employee working for the Ministry of Health in one of the regions and an employee of a contracting company with the Ministry to recruit security
guards for one of the sites. The first was arrested for requesting an amount of (450000) riyals and employing a group of his acquaintances with the second in exchange for non-compliance with the terms of the contract.
The ninth case: the arrest of an engineer in the National Water Company and two residents working for a contracting company to implement one of the projects of the National Water Company, where the first accused requested by the mediation of the two residents, an amount of (100000) riyals in exchange for amending the notes in the receipt of one of the executed projects.
The tenth case: The arrest of a former director of a public hospital in one of the regions for having enabled an institution belonging to one of his relatives to obtain projects for a total amount of (1,498,000) riyals in an irregular manner.
The eleventh case: Four employees of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture were arrested in a governorate while they received an amount of (73,500) riyals in exchange for manipulating one of the auctions in the Ministry.
The Authority affirms on the continuation to pursue anyone who exploits the public office to achieve personal gain or harm the public interest in any way possible, and that it is continuing to hold the negligent parties accountable and apply what the law rules against them with no tolerance.
The Authority also appreciates the efforts of government entities in fighting financial and administrative corruption and the development of policies and procedures that promote speedy achievements which shut any inlets for corruption, and it commends the cooperation of those entities and the media on their effort in promoting integrity, transparency and fighting corruption, and it would like as well to thank the citizens and residents in reporting to it through its available channels, including the toll free number (980) for any practices involving financial or administrative corruption that would undermine the efforts of the government to support and promote the path of comprehensive development in light of Vision 2030.
It also extends its thanks and appreciation to the Custodian
of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz - may Allah protect them - for the unlimited support to the Authority in order to exercise its jurisdiction and perform its tasks in fighting financial and administrative corruption in all its forms and manifestations.
--SPA
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