Saudi Arabia’s attorney general said talks to reach settlement agreements with suspects detained in the kingdom’s declared crackdown on graft should conclude in a few weeks.
Sheikh Saud Al Mojeb said that out of more than 300 people summoned for questioning by an anti-corruption agency, 159 are in detention. “Most detainees faced with corruption allegations by the committee agreed to a settlement,” he said in a statement on Tuesday.
Bank accounts of 376 individuals, all of whom are either detainees or people linked to them, have been frozen as a “precautionary measure,” he said.
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