Saudi Arabia: A verdict against “His Royal Highness” in corruption cases … Here is the case

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The Control and Corruption Commission in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced the issuance of judicial rulings for a number of criminal cases it initiated, including against “His Royal Highness.”

This came from a source in the authority, where according to what was reported by the official Saudi Press Agency, 16 judgments were issued, as follows:

The first verdict: a first instance ruling of a conviction His Royal Highness (An employee in the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing) and an officer in one of the military colleges of the Ministry of Defense and an expatriate of Arab nationality demanded that the first and second benefited from forged academic qualifications and used them to obtain a government job and the expatriate intermediary for their obtaining those forged qualifications, and to punish them with the first two years imprisonment and a fine A financial amount of (100,000) one hundred thousand riyals, the second imprisonment for a period of one year and six months and a fine of (50,000) fifty thousand riyals, the third imprisonment for one year and a fine of (20,000) twenty thousand riyals.

– The second ruling: a preliminary ruling convicting the commander of one of the security sectors in the Ministry of Interior with the rank of major general of fraud, administrative misuse and exploitation of functional influence to achieve personal interest and engaging in commerce, and his punishment with imprisonment for a period of eight years and a fine of (160,000) one hundred and sixty thousand riyals, and the conviction of an officer with the rank of major working In the same sector, he is involved in fraud and administrative misuse, and he is punished with imprisonment for a period of two years and six months and a fine of (100,000) one hundred thousand riyals, and a non-commissioned officer working in the same sector is convicted of forgery and punished with imprisonment for a period of three years and a fine of (200,000) two hundred thousand riyals, and the conviction of an officer At the rank of brigadier general working in a different security sector affiliated with the Ministry of the Interior, jointly with the Major General, in administrative misuse and engaging in trade, and punishing him with imprisonment for two years and a fine of (10,000) ten thousand riyals, and convicting a businessman of participating in administrative misuse and money laundering and punishing him with imprisonment for four years and six months and a fine A financial amount of (150,000) one hundred and fifty thousand riyals, a ban on traveling outside the Kingdom for a period of three years, and a conviction of a businessman for forging customary documents and participating in In using it and punishing him with two years imprisonment and a fine of (200,000) two hundred thousand riyals

– The third ruling: a preliminary ruling convicting the commander of one of the security sectors in the Ministry of Interior with the rank of major general for forgery, abuse of office influence, squandering of public money and administrative misuse, and a penalty of ten years imprisonment and a fine of (200,000) two hundred thousand riyals, and the conviction of four officers working in the same sector of forgery and exploitation of influence Employment and participation in squandering public money and administrative misuse and punishing them with imprisonment for periods ranging from three to six years and a fine of (50,000) fifty thousand riyals, and a businessman is convicted of squandering public money and punished with five years imprisonment.

Fourth verdict: A preliminary ruling convicting a security man working in one of the prisons of the Ministry of Interior for attempting to bring contraband (mobile) into the prison, taking advantage of the nature of his work, and punishing him with two years imprisonment.

Fifth verdict: a preliminary ruling convicting two employees of a real estate appraisal company for bribery as a result of responding to their brother’s plea for breaching their job duties by evaluating the property belonging to their brother and punishing the first and second (employees) with two years imprisonment and a fine of (20,000) twenty thousand riyals, and punishing the third with a term of imprisonment. One year and six months and a fine of (30,000) thirty thousand riyals.

Sixth ruling: A preliminary ruling condemning a number of employees of a security guard company with bribery and benefiting from government support provided due to the Coronavirus (SANED) pandemic in an irregular manner, and punishing them with imprisonment for periods ranging from one to four years and paying fines amounting to (75,000) seventy five thousand riyals.

The seventh verdict: a preliminary ruling convicting an employee in a court of exploiting employee power for a personal benefit through his attempt to form illegal relationships, and punishing him with five years imprisonment.

– The eighth ruling: a preliminary ruling convicting two employees in the Ministry of Health, four citizens, and an expatriate for bribery and breach of trust, by exploiting contracts concluded between the ministry and some hotels prepared for quarantine in one of the regions to receive returnees from outside the Kingdom during the period of the Corona pandemic and punishing them with imprisonment for periods ranging from six months to five Years and paying fines starting from ten thousand riyals and up to ninety thousand riyals.

– The ninth ruling: a final ruling convicting a security man working in the General Directorate of Prisons in one of the regions of bribery, breach of his job duties, and abuse of power through his request to form an illegal relationship with the wife of a detained (expatriate) and her acceptance of that in exchange for providing services and facilities to her detained husband in prison and punishing him with imprisonment for two years and ten Months and a fine of (30,000) thirty thousand riyals, and a female expatriate being convicted for making a promise to form an illegal relationship with the first and punished with imprisonment for a period of two years and ten months and a fine of (30,000) thirty thousand riyals.

The tenth ruling: a preliminary ruling convicting an employee of a university of embezzlement of public funds and forgery, and punishing him with twelve years imprisonment and a fine of (200,000) two hundred thousand riyals.

The eleventh ruling: a final ruling convicting an employee in the Ministry of Defense, a citizen and two expatriates of forging official documents “permits transferred during the curfew period attributed to the Ministry of Defense” and punishing them with imprisonment for five years and a fine of (100,000) one hundred thousand riyals.

– Twelfth judgment: a preliminary ruling convicting an officer with the rank of brigadier general who works in security patrols in one of the regions of exploiting office influence for a personal benefit for using an official (patrol) vehicle to facilitate the crossing of an acquaintance from the security points during the curfew period and punishing him with five years imprisonment

Thirteenth judgment: a preliminary ruling convicting a member of the Public Prosecution with bribery for obtaining an amount of (300,000) three hundred thousand riyals from the owner of a commercial entity through an intermediary (citizen) in exchange for following up a transaction with the Ministry of Commerce until it is received by the Public Prosecution regarding the involvement of the owner of the commercial entity in a case. A commercial cover-up and the prosecution member is punished by imprisonment for a period of two years and a fine of (40,000) forty thousand riyals, and an employee in the Ministry of Trade has been convicted of bribery for requesting an amount of (300,000) three hundred thousand riyals in exchange for ending the procedures of the same transaction at the Ministry of Commerce through the same mediator and punishing him with imprisonment for a period of one year and six months And a fine of (40,000) forty thousand riyals, and the broker was convicted of bribery for having coordinated between the owner of the commercial entity, the member of the public prosecution, and the employee of the Ministry of Trade and his request for an amount of (100,000) one hundred thousand riyals in return, and he was punished with imprisonment for a period of two years and a fine of (40,000) forty thousand riyals, and the conviction of a member Another in the Public Prosecution office for bribery for requesting an amount (5,000,000) five million riyals from the owner of the same commercial entity through an intermediary (citizen) in exchange for following up and ending the same transaction and punishing him with one year and six months imprisonment and a fine A mechanism amounting to (30,000) thirty thousand riyals and convict the mediator in that and punish him with imprisonment for a period of one year and three months and a fine of (30,000) thirty thousand riyals.

– The fourteenth ruling: an extension of the follow-up of the case of the collapse of the parking lot at a private university, and after the commission conducted its investigations and provided the necessary evidence to charge the parties in the case, the perpetrators were referred to the Criminal Court in Riyadh, and according to the judicial procedures, the Court of Appeal issued a ruling convicting the owner of the university with bribery through hiring and providing a deduction Exceptional on university tuition fees for relatives and acquaintances of the mayor of the governorate supervising the university and a former employee of the Ministry of Higher Education as a subsequent reward for them in exchange for issuing the necessary permits to operate the university without meeting the conditions and punishing him with imprisonment for a period of two years and a fine of (500,000) five hundred thousand riyals, and the conviction of an official at the Ministry of Education Previously, the High Commissioner obtained bribery by obtaining an exceptional discount on tuition fees for two students from his acquaintances in exchange for issuing the necessary permits to operate the university without fulfilling the conditions and punishing him with imprisonment for a period of three years and a fine of (500,000) five hundred thousand riyals, and the mayor of the governorate that supervises the university has been convicted of bribery and misuse. The administrator by employing two of his relatives at the university in exchange for issuing an application The necessary comfort to operate the university without fulfilling the conditions and applying a number of royal grants to his relatives in the governorate in which he works in an irregular manner and punishing him with ten years imprisonment and a fine of (10,000,000) ten million riyals, and five employees in the municipality of the same governorate have been convicted of bribery and administrative misuse by facilitating Implementing a number of royal grants for the relatives of the mayor of the governorate in which they work in an irregular manner, and punishing them with imprisonment for periods ranging from one to five years and a fine of one hundred thousand (100,000) riyals.

The fifteenth sentence: First and final rulings condemning a number of residents for offering sums of money as a bribe “which were not accepted from them” to security men and state employees to carry out or abstain from work, and punish them with imprisonment for periods ranging from six months to five years.

The sixteenth ruling: preliminary and final rulings convicting a number of state employees in a number of government sectors who were proven to be engaged in trade and liberal professions while they were on the job, violating the regulations and instructions that prevent this.

The authority confirms that it continues to monitor and control anyone who trespasses on public money or exploits the job to achieve his personal interest or to harm the public interest, and to hold him accountable even after the end of his relationship with the job, because the crimes of financial and administrative corruption are not subject to the statute of limitations, and that the authority is proceeding with the implementation of what the system requires the right of transgressors without Complacency.





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