The fish rots at the head first… Again, hell is eternal.
Saudi Arabia’s religious police, officially known as the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, has come under criticism for alleged financial and administrative corruption.
A source in the Saudi National Anti-Corruption Commission (known as “Nazaha”) said the commission has received a complaint with alleged violations and that an investigation would be launched, the Saudi daily newspaper Okaz reported on Tuesday.
One of the violations included a contract with a real estate firm to rent a tower on Riyadh’s King Fahd Road.
The contract was allegedly for SR17.8 million ($4.53 million), despite that the same building was previously approved for rental to the Ministry of Housing for SR15 million ($4 million).
The complaint also included a claim that an official from the commission received a SR800,000 ($213,000) loan, of which SR400,000 ($106,000) was allocated for the opening of an “intellectual security” training program.
The report noted…
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