Saudi sets up departments to investigate corruption cases

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia.- Reuters
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia.- Reuters

Dubai - The move was intended to increase effectiveness and accelerate the process of combating corruption.



By Reuters

Published: Sun 11 Mar 2018, 5:00 PM

Last updated: Sun 11 Mar 2018, 7:14 PM

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia has ordered the establishment of specialised 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 was intended to increase effectiveness and accelerate the process of combating corruption, the statement quoted Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mujib as saying.


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