In a continuation of its recent corruption sweep, Saudi Arabia amended an anti-corruption law on Tuesday, removing a 60-day statute of limitations for investigating allegations against current or former ministers, Reuters reported.
Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor has begun investigating the wealth of princes, top officials and businessmen who were detained during the kingdom’s anti-corruption purge last year, Al Sharq Al Awsat reported on Sunday.
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, who spearheaded the kingdom’s controversial anti-corruption purge last November, compared the measure to chemotherapy since it was necessary to heal the country and help balance the budget, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.
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