Concerning circulated reports of social media, Anti-Corruption summoned a former official

Concerning reports on social media on corruption and embezzlement accusations against a former Bahraini official, lthe Director-General of Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic Security said that the former official was summoned and asked about the allegations related to his chairmanship of the Kempinski Board.

The official denied the allegations, highlighting that the judiciary authority in Genermy has acquitted him in a number of charges, while some cases are still pending trial.

The Director-General said that the explanation comes out of the dedication of the diretcorate to promote transparency and integrity and highlight correct information to the public.

Source: Kingdom of Bahrain Ministry of Interior