Saudi anti-corruption authority detains 146 individuals
Saudi Arabia's Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) conducting an investigation into 341 corruption suspects during 2,024 monitoring tours in November 2023.
These suspects, from various government ministries, were investigated for alleged corrupt activities. As a result, 146 Saudi citizens and residents were detained following due process on charges including bribery, abuse of authority, money laundering, and forgery.
They were subsequently released on bail, and regulatory procedures are in progress to refer the accused to the judiciary. Nazaha stressed the importance of public vigilance in combating corruption and encouraged reporting of suspicious activities related to financial or administrative corruption through various means, including a toll-free number and email.