Wednesday, 6 December 2017

detainees in sweeping anti-corruption drive in Saudi Arabia agreed settlements, attorney general says



Most of those detained in a sweeping anti-corruption drive in Saudi Arabia have agreed settlements with the authorities in exchange for a pardon, the attorney general says.

 
Prominent figures, including princes, ministers and businessmen, were taken into custody last month.


A statement said that 320 people have been called in for questioning while 159 are currently being detained.


Those who denied the allegations or refused settlements face prosecution.




BBC       News.