Ex-ACC employee charged in connection to MMPRC graft case

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). (File Photo/Sun)

A former investigative officer at Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has been pressed with multiple charges in connection to the MMPRC embezzlement and money laundering scandal.

Prosecutor General’s Office identified the former employee as Abdulla Azim, Mauna, Hoadhadu district, Gn. Fuvahmulah. He worked as an investigative officer at ACC in 2014.

According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, charges against Azim were filed with the Criminal Court following an investigation by Maldives Police Service and Corruption and Asset Recovery Commission on December 6.

The charges include two counts of bribery and two counts of money laundering.