YEMEN Press Agency

SNACC refers 36 defendants to anti-corruption prosecution in Sanaa

SANAA, Nov. 20 (YPA) – The Supreme National Authority for Combating Corruption (SNACC) in Sanaa on Monday approved the referral of 36 defendants to the Anti-Corruption Prosecution to finalize criminal case filing procedures.

The incidents of corruption included harming the interests of the state, seizing and facilitating the seizure of public money, forgery, profiteering, illicit enrichment, laundering criminal proceeds, and seizing quarries, lands, and state property in the capital Sanaa and a number of provinces.

The amount of damage to public funds in these corruption cases amounted to 1,453,865 dollars and 754,496,000 Yemeni riyals, in addition to a large area of land.

The Authority took measures to seize funds and assets pending accusation and trial until judicial rulings are issued, the seized funds are recovered, the defendants are tracked down as fleeing justice in coordination with the security services, and the defendants and employees are suspended from work.