Saudi Arabia: A Prince and Major General Sentenced to imprisonment and Fined

Last Updated on 23/01/2022

Saudi Arabia: A Prince and Major General Sentenced to imprisonment and Fined

Riyadh: In Saudi Arabia, a prince has been sentenced to two years imprisonment and 100,000 riyals, while a major general has been sentenced to 8 years imprisonment and a fine of 160,000 riyals.

According to the Saudi Gazette, the Anti-Corruption Authority has sentenced senior government officials, including major generals and princes, to imprisonment and fines in several cases. The sentences are based on corruption, forged credentials, corruption, abuse of influence and other crimes.

A criminal court has sentenced a prince to two years in prison and a fine of 100,000 riyals for obtaining a government job on the basis of fake academic credentials. Is.

Similarly, a security sector commander in the Interior Ministry was convicted of misusing the rank of Major General for personal firing and conducting private business and was sentenced to 8 years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 160,000.

In addition, a non-commissioned officer was also convicted of forgery and sentenced to 3 years imprisonment and a fine of 200,000 riyals. A senior administration official has also been sentenced to two years in prison and a fine of 100,000 riyals for forgery and abuse of office.