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ACC shares MMPRC corruption details with presidential commission

Nafaahath Ibrahim
29 January 2019, MVT 09:29
Anti Corruption Commission. PHOTO: MIHAARU
Nafaahath Ibrahim
29 January 2019, MVT 09:29

Anti Corruption Commission on Monday revealed that information collected from the investigation of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation's (MMPRC) corruption case has been shared with the Presidential Commission on Corruption and Asset Recovery.

ACC's vice president, Muawwiz Rasheed, stated that they have provided all the information requested by the presidential commission on the MVR 1.4 billion embezzled via MMPRC.

Muawwiz highlighted that the investigation into the corruption scandal, which took place during former President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom's regime, is the biggest conducted by ACC.

After investigations, ACC had compiled a report which was shared with all the relevant authorities.

"All the information requested by the presidential commission has been shared, including how the investigation proceeded", said Muawwiz.

The Commission on Corruption and Asset Recovery was created to fulfil one of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's main pledges. The commission will investigate all cases of misuse of government funds that took place from January 1, 2012, until the inauguration date of President Solih.

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