Corruption Governance Politics

Maldives graft watchdog closed 500 cases in 2017 final quarter


Members of the ACC speak at press conference. PHOTO/VMEDIA

Statistics show that the Maldives graft watchdog, Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), had closed 500 cases in the last quarter of 2017.

The statistics published by the ACC indicate that it had concluded 511 cases in the last three months of 2017, which was a rise of 98 percent compared to the same period in 2016.

It also revealed that out of the 511 cases, all but two were concluded as corruption free. According to the report, these two cases had been referred to the Prosecutor General’s Office for prosecution. The commission had also issued 108 suggestions for reform to 71 departments of the government in the last quarter.

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