A 59 percent reduction in the number of investigations conducted in the second quarter of 2019 by the Anti Corruption Commission has been shown from the statistics published by the commission.
While the ACC conducted 198 investigations in the second quarter of this year, the number of investigations by the commission in the second quarter of last year stood at 486. This is a reduction of 59 percent in the number of investigations by the Anti Corruption Commission.
Out of the 198 cases, it investigated this year only one case was sent to the Prosecutor General to proceed with charges. The remaining 197 cases were dismissed on the grounds that there was no way to prove corruption in those cases. The commission also stated that 59 government institutions were asked to reform 61 issues within this period.