Nazaha refers official to prosecution on bribery charges

KUWAIT, Kuwait Anticorruption Authority (Nazaha) referred on Sunday an official — without disclosing his name, position, or the entity he worked for — to the public prosecution on the charge of accepting a bribe.

Nazaha spokesman and the Assistant Secretary Dr. Mohmmad Bouzber said in a press release that this case is considered a first of its kind.

After investigation, it turned out that a suspicious amount of money was deposited into the official’s account.

Nazaha affirmed that it would continue its work on fighting corruption by following leads and investigating suspicious and illicit acts.

Source: Kuwait News Agency