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Bahrain: 7 years imprisonment for a public employee after embezzling the funds of his employer and changing the electronic system data
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The Head of the Financial Crimes and Money Laundering Prosecution stated that the High Criminal Court of its Fourth Circuit today issued a judgment in attendance convicting a public employee of seven years imprisonment and a fine of 1408 dinars

The Head of the Financial Crimes and Money Laundering Prosecution stated that the High Criminal Court of its Fourth Circuit today issued a judgment in attendance convicting a public employee of seven years imprisonment and a fine of 1408 dinars, and refunding the embezzled amount of 1408 dinars, for what was attributed to him for the charges of embezzlement and misrepresentation of electronic system data, and the acquittal of the accused The second is attributed to him.

The Public Prosecution had received a report from the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs regarding two employees taking advantage of the authority granted to them in the electronic transaction system of that entity in order to embezzle the amounts of financial fees due for the renewal of residency and collected for their employer.

The investigations of the Public Prosecution concluded that the incident was proven against them, which was proven through the interrogation of the accused and the statements of witnesses to the incident and by examining the financial statements and lists of transactions that the aforementioned embezzled an amount of 1,472 dinars in total fees for the renewal of residence for twenty-three transactions without supplying them to their workplace, and accordingly they were referred to The Fourth High Criminal Court, which issued its advanced conviction.

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