UAE: Employees arrested for trying to bribe police officer

Web report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on March 5, 2021
Photo: ADPoliceHQ/Twitter

They were hoping he would submit falsified information to the authorities.

Abu Dhabi Police on Friday announced it had arrested employees of a company in Abu Dhabi after they tried to bribe an officer in the Capital.


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In a post on its official Facebook page, Lt. Colonel Matar Madad Al Muhairi, Head of the Anti-Corruption Department at Abu Dhabi Police, explained that the workers had offered the bribe in the hopes that the officer would neglect his duties and submit falsified information to the authorities.

The officer, however, refused to do so and took action against the employees by referring them to the Public Prosecution.

Upon conducting an investigation, the accused were found guilty and promptly arrested.

Major General Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, praised the honesty of Abu Dhabi Police members and their efforts to deter violators of law.

He called on citizens and residents not to hesitate to report any acts of corruption by calling 8002626 or sending an SMS to 2828.

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