In Saudi Arabia detained 11 princes-corrupt

The king of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdul Aziz al Saud

In Saudi Arabia, under arrest placed 11 princes, four active and “dozens” of former Ministers. On Sunday, November 5, reports TV channel Al Arabiya.

Part of them are detained at the newly opened investigation of floods in Jeddah in 2009, which killed more than 70 people. The rest are involved in the fight against middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS), which first appeared in Saudi Arabia in 2012, and for three years has spread to more than 20 countries, including South Korea, Austria and USA.

It is noted that such a measure against the suspects chose national anti-corruption Committee. The office, led by crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has the right to investigate, arrest, and track and freeze the assets of individuals involved in financial fraud.

Later, the king of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdul Aziz al Saud said that the Kingdom has launched a massive anti-corruption campaign, designed to eradicate abuses in the government, reports TASS.

Currently in Saudi Arabia, lives five to seven thousand of the descendants of Ibn Saud, they are all princes emirs.