Anti-corruption authority refers two to prosecution

KUWAIT: The Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) has referred a supervisor at Kuwait Municipality and an employee who works at one of its branches to the public prosecution. Nazaha official spokesman Mohammad Bouzbar said in a statement yesterday that the pair had been referred to the prosecution for questioning on charges of counterfeiting.

In other news, well-informed sources at Kuwait Municipality said that demand on licensing camp has been ‘very low’ after launching applications over a month late. Only 119 camps have been licensed till Thursday in all allowed desert locations, the sources added.

Meanwhile, Municipal Council Chairman Osama Al-Otaibi said that he held a ‘fruitful’ meeting yesterday with Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Fahd Al-Sholah. Otaibi added that Sholah was ‘fully cooperative’ as he was in his previous position at the expropriation department. “The minister is cooperative and very flexible in decision making,” he said, noting that the minister will soon visit the council to meet the entire board.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi