Saudi Sets up departments to investigate corruptions cases

by Gulf | 12-03-2018 | 3890 views

Saudi King Salman has ordered the establishment of specialized departments in the public prosecutor's office to investigate and prosecute corruption cases, the government's information office said in a statement on Sunday.The move is intended to increase effectiveness and accelerate the process of combating corruption, the statement quoted Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mujib as saying.

Saudi Arabia had detained more than 300 suspects, including princes and  businessmen, under the crackdown last year. The kingdom has recovered over Rs 6 lakh crore from settlements reached under the crackdown.

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