Bahrain corruption cases 'being probed'
Manama, February 4, 2014
Twenty key corruption cases are being actively probed following Audit Report revelations, it was announced in Bahrain.
Minster of State for Implementation Affairs Mohammed Al Mutawa said the National Audit Court Report included 462 remarks, which have been classified into three categories based on action to be taken in each case, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
He said the 20 suspected corruption cases have been referred to the General Directorate of Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic Security for investigation before being referred to Public Prosecution.
These included eight in the Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry, seven in Alba and one each in Bahrain Flour Mills Company, Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution, Bapco and Works and Housing ministries.
Al Mutawa said this during a meeting between a government delegation and parliament's financial and economic affairs committee yesterday.
Thirty-eight remarks have been referred to the ministerial legal affairs committee to set up internal probe panels and 404 procedural remarks to Implementation Affairs Ministry for action in co-ordination with government departments, he said. - TradeArabia News Service