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Public Prosecution warns government employees of stern action against corruption

TAS News Service
September 16, 2020 10:02 am

MUSCAT: The Public Prosecution (PP) has reminded government employees that taking a bribe is a crime and can lead to three years of imprisonment and a fine of OMR 3,000.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, PP said: “Obtaining unduly profit or attempting to obtain unduly profit or interest from a job duty by a public servant either for himself or for another or based on information obtained because of his job is an offense punishable by three years of imprisonment and a fine of OMR 3,000.”

On Tuesday, PP reminded government employees that misappropriation of public funds will invite five years of imprisonment and fine.

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