The Saudi Monitoring and Anti-Corruption Commission revealed that it had begun an investigation with a judge of the General Court in one of the regions of the Kingdom, after reporting that he had received a financial bribe in cases he considered and engaged in trade.
An official source at the commission said: “The results of the investigations showed the validity of the communication against him, in addition to the involvement of the mediator appointed by the judge to receive the amounts of bribery in cooperation with the brother of the judge (officer with the rank of colonel), businessmen and a lawyer, with bribery, money laundering, and participation in the seizure of public money. , Abuse of functional influence, and administrative misuse. ”
She added that the judge was arrested after completing the procedures of arrest and detention by the Supreme Council of the Judiciary, according to Article (68) of the judicial system, and all detainees have acknowledged the charges against them, and they are being referred to the judiciary after completing all the procedures against them.
The commission emphasized that what the judge did was individual behavior that did not represent the integrity, competence, and justice of the judges in the Kingdom.