Military Prosecutor in Tripoli orders arrest of the head of the Anti-Corruption Commission

Alwasat - Cairo Mon 19 Oct 2020, 06:10 PM
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The Director of the Military Prosecution Office in Tripoli, Ayoub Imbersh, ordered the arrest of the head of the National Anti-Corruption Commission, Numan Al-Sheikh, “for hiding a report issued by the Commission’s committee regarding financial abuse by the military medicine apparatus and the Ministry of Health” in the Government of National Accord.

This came in a letter to the Deterrence Force for Combating Organized Crime and Terrorism, on Sunday, a copy was seen by Alwasat.

The letter indicated that this measure comes within the ongoing investigations of Case No. 79 for 2020, related to financial abuse in the military medical system.

On August 19, the Military Prosecution directed that 7 defendants in the case of financial abuse and waste of public money in the Military Medical System be placed on the list of those banned from traveling abroad, with their passports being confiscated.

The accused include the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in the Government of National Accord, Muhammad Haitham Issa Al-Said, who is also the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Military Medicine Authority, in addition to the Director General of the Agency, Major General Omar Huwaidi, the Director of Projects Management in the Authority, Muhammad Salem, and the Agency’s Financial Controller Ammar Al-Taeb.

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