Riyadh: The Anti-Corruption Authority in Saudi Arabia arrested 22 people in the biggest corruption case in the country.
According to the Arab News Agency, the Anti-Corruption Authority has seized more than 600 million Saudi riyals and arrested 22 people in the corruption case, which is being called the largest of its kind in Saudi Arabia.
13 government employees from the Riyadh municipality have been arrested in the case, while four businessmen and five contracting company officials have also been arrested on serious forgery charges.
In addition, real estate property worth more than 142 million riyals of the arrested accused, which they had built with illegal funds, was also found.
According to media reports, anti-corruption officials have also seized 150 million riyals from the bank accounts of the accused.
During the investigation, it was found out that one of the accused took advantage of his position in the Ministry of Finance and committed corruption of more than 110 million riyals in terms of commercial activities.