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Wednesday , April 21 2021

57 Hawally Municipality employees drawing salary without coming to work

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 24: Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) announced that it has referred supervisors and executive officials in the Kuwait Municipality and others to the Public Prosecution on charges of forgery, based on articles No. 257, 259 and 260 of the Penal Code.

According to informed sources, about 57 employees of the Hawally Municipality were referred to the prosecution. They were previously referred for investigation by the Deputy Director General of Hawally Municipal Affairs Ahmed Al-Hazeem, as most of them do not report to work and they lack excuse for doing so.

In a press statement, Nazaha affirmed its intention to continue efforts and procedures to investigate all serious corruption reports that it receives. It expressed appreciation for the role played by whistleblowers in helping the authority to access the necessary information and data on corruption incidents.

Nazaha affirmed its commitment to provide the maximum degree of protection and confidentiality required for the whistleblowers, as imposed by the law and the executive regulations.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Interior warned road users, Wednesday, of the unstable weather condition in some areas due to rainfall. In a press release, the Ministry called on road users to abide by traffic laws and urged people to call 112 in case of emergency.

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