Home | News    Tuesday 25 February 2014

Sudanese suspects in financial crimes fled to Saudi Arabia, Turkey: official

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

February 24, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s attorney general, Omer Mohamed, has announced that his office managed has located the whereabouts of runaway suspects in offences related to theft of public money.

JPEG - 42 kb

Mohamed announced on Sunday following a meeting between the minister of justice, Mohamed Bushara Dousa and the parliamentary subcommittee on grievances that arrangements are underway in cooperation with Interpol to extradite the suspects.

Mohamad said Sudanese authorities have verified the fugitives are residing in Turkey and Saudi Arabia, adding that they are working with the Interpol to extradite the suspects in accordance with the 1984 Riyadh Arab Agreement for Judicial Cooperation and a similar pact with Turkey.

Dousa emphasised in the meeting that public money crimes are not be resolved through financial settlements and that strict directives were issued to carry out the legal procedures even if suspects returned the money, saying that those crimes are related to public rights which cannot be waived.

Mohamed also threatened to take legal action against government units that fail to report violations of their employees, noting that MPs expressed concern over remarks by the auditor-general related to money of Zakat (alms) and endowments.

The attorney-general has not filed charges against the Zakat chamber on the grounds that accusations included in the auditor-general’s report represent a breach of contract not embezzlement.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Riek Machar treacherous journey 2014-08-21 04:41:42 From plotting a failed coup to ending in foreign land By Steve Paterno August 20, 2014 - After failing to ascend to the helm of power through party structures, the overly ambitious Riek (...)

Sixty years of the Sudanese Armed Forces went unheeded 2014-08-20 06:01:50 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman August 19, 2014 - This article comes against the backdrop of the Sudanese armed Forces (SAF) celebration on Thursday 14th August 2014, for its Sixtieth Anniversary. (...)

Freedom of Expression in South Sudan: does it exists? 2014-08-18 22:02:01 By Joseph Stewart Sr. “You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a (...)


MORE








Latest Press Releases


Friends and Diaspora of South Sudan urge leaders to choose peace 2014-08-19 20:29:59 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Esther Sprague, Founder & Director, Sudan Unlimited 415.713.2495, esprague11@yahoo.com FRIENDS AND DIASPORA OF SOUTH SUDAN URGE LEADERS TO CHOOSE PEACE UNSC (...)

Local group calls to investigate assassination attempt on civil society activist 2014-08-03 08:29:24 The South Sudan Human Rights Society For Advocacy (SSHURSA) PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release, 2 August 2014 SSHURSA condemns attempted assassination on the life of the Alliance’s leader Deng (...)

Memory, healing and transformation in South Sudan 2014-07-23 05:55:08 Memory, Healing and Transformation in South Sudan A Working Paper by David K. Deng July 2014 Contents Introduction 1 What is memorialization? 2 Timing 2 Risks 3 Principles 3 Integrity 3 (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2014 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.