Saudi Arabia arrests 172 expats and citizens on corruption charges

Mark Battersby
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Saudi Arabia's Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) has arrested 172 expatriates and citizens for alleged corruption including bribery, abuse of power, and forgery. According to the Saudi Gazette, Nazaha announced on 6 November that it had conducted 6,061 oversight visits during the last month and had 512 investigations that led to the "citizens and expats" arrests. It had arrested employees from the Ministries of Defense, Interior, National Guard, Foreign Affairs, Health, Environment, Water, and Agriculture. Nazaha also stated on its Twitter account that it conducted 6...

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