“Integrity”: Stopping the disbursement of 100 million riyals in compensation for expropriation – Saudi News


An official source in the Control and Anti-Corruption Authority stated that the Authority has initiated a number of criminal cases during the last period, and the most prominent cases were stopping the disbursement of an amount of 100 million riyals in compensation for the expropriation of 32 properties located within the storage basin of one of the dams of one of the regions, in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Finance. Justice and the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, for the irregularity of issuing their title deeds, and the suspension of an appellate judge who presided during that period of the court that issued those bonds, and obtaining sums of money in exchange for their issuance, and the involvement of 12 public employees working in government agencies related to the governorates and centers affiliated to the region, for their participation in issuing The instruments are: Deputy Director of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture branch, head of the infringement committee, head of the lands department, two former governors, two court employees, two members of the court’s review board, the head of one of the governorate’s centers, a governorate employee, and a former judge.”Nazaha” added that in cooperation with the Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority, 12 residents and a Gulf citizen were arrested for bringing a container through one of the seaports containing tobacco (the data of which was recorded at customs as furniture) in an irregular manner. They were arrested the moment they received the container, and they paid 920,000 riyals out of An amount of two million riyals in one of the warehouses belonging to the Gulf citizen.

In cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, an accountant working in the General Directorate of Prisons in one of the regions was arrested for obtaining sums of money from the detainees’ families in exchange for bringing prohibited items to their families inside the prison, and for seizing the rations of the prisoners who were released due to the end of their sentences by signing the receipt statements, as the total amounts amounted to two million riyals that he hid At his home, his wife was also arrested for having, after learning of his arrest, broken the door of the room containing the money and handed it over to a resident to hide it. Following up on the matter, the resident was arrested with the money in his possession.

Integrity also confirmed that a judge (previously the head of the enforcement court in one of the regions) was suspended for obtaining an amount of 2.5 million riyals from an agent of one of the parties to a financial case and international travel tickets from a businessman party to other financial cases (their cases are considered by the enforcement court that he chairs) in exchange for providing services Their legality affects the conduct of court cases.

An employee working in a university was suspended for awarding 17 projects through direct purchase on commercial entities belonging to his relatives, at an amount of 2,166,377 riyals in an irregular manner.

And the suspension of an appeal judge in the Administrative Court for obtaining an amount of 1,600,000 riyals from the owner of a company by one of the company’s employees in return for issuing rulings in favor of the company in cases before the judge.

And the suspension of an employee working as a director of the Information Technology Department in one of the regions’ secretariat for signing final receipt minutes for two projects for the maintenance and operation of the Internet in two public parks, despite not completing their implementation, and disbursing their value of 850,840 riyals.

In cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, a number of non-commissioned officers working in the border guards were arrested for trying to smuggle tobacco products from a border crossing.

And the suspension of an employee working in the port of one of the governorates, and two residents, because the employee had signed minutes containing incorrect facts to complete the operation, maintenance and cleanliness of the electric generation and reserve stations and the medium and low pressure electrical stations in the port, and the presence of cash deposits in his bank accounts amounting to 500,000 riyals, the source of which was not justified.

In cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, an officer with the rank of captain working in the police of one of the regions and a resident (mediator) was arrested because the mediator received 20,000 riyals out of 40,000 riyals from a citizen at the request of the officer in exchange for keeping the citizen’s case under consideration.

A doctor working in a government hospital in one of the governorates was suspended for signing a temporary work contract (Locum) with the hospital in which he works during the period of his official leave and receiving an amount of 110,000 riyals other than his salaries in return, despite leaving outside the Kingdom to enjoy his leave during the validity period of the contract.

In cooperation with the Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf), the owner of a commercial entity was arrested for registering 39 employees and illegally obtaining government support in the amount of 190,500 riyals.

An employee working in a government hospital in one of the governorates was arrested for illegally entering the hospital’s electronic system, using the username of his direct manager, and approving his transfer after learning of his manager’s death.

In cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, a soldier with the rank of corporal working in a shelter was arrested for obtaining 35,000 riyals from a citizen in exchange for the release of a foreigner residing in the Kingdom illegally.

And the suspension of an employee working as a director of the Buildings Department in the Education Department of one of the regions for preparing reports on one of the ministry’s projects that contained incorrect information, which resulted in exempting the project contractor from delay fines.

The authority confirms that it continues to monitor and control anyone who infringes on public money or exploits the position to achieve his personal interest or 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 do not fall within the statute of limitations, and that the authority is continuing to implement what the system requires against transgressors without compromise.


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