Saudi Anticorruption Crackdown: 112 Detained and 446 Under Investigation

June 4, 2024
Saudi Corruption investigation


Saudi Arabia has detained 112 individuals and is investigating 446 people in a major Saudi anticorruption crackdown. The charges against them include bribery, abuse of power, forgery, and money laundering. In May 2024, authorities initiated several criminal and administrative cases, resulting in 3,806 inspection rounds. The Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) has been actively involved in these investigations, aiming to combat corruption and enhance efforts to fight money laundering crimes.

Source: Khaleej Times


The Saudi anticorruption crackdown involved multiple ministries, including the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of National Guard, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, and the Zakat, Tax, and Customs Authority. The investigations uncovered various charges, such as bribery, abuse of power, forgery, and money laundering. Nazaha’s commitment to monitoring and apprehending those who misappropriate public funds or exploit their positions reflects the kingdom’s dedication to combating corruption.



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Source: Brainwave Science