ACC pursues Auditor General’s report culprits

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) had in 2013 instituted investigations in 49 cases of the 67 matters cited in the 2011 Auditor General’s report on parastatal companies, government Ministries and the utilization the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).

ACC spokesperson Timothy Moono says out of the 49 cases,3cases have been concluded and closed as the institutions concerned took administrative action to recover the misappropriated funds following the audits that were done.

Speaking this Morning at media briefing Mr. Moono also disclosed that 9 cases of the said 49 cases have been referred for administrative action to relevant institutions and that no further action has been taken on another 9 cases.

He however says investigations remain cases is still being conducted.

And Mr. Moono has disclosed that in the year 2013, the commission relieced a total of 1, 985 reports as compared to 2, 337 reports reported in the year 2012.

He says out of the 1987 reports received in the year 2013, 1,263 were no corruption related as compared to 1596 that were reported in the 2012.

He adds that of the 1,987 cases received in 2013, 724 reports contained elements of corruption compared to the 741 recorded in the year 2012.

Mr Moono further notes that by the close of the year 2013, there were a total of 902 cases under investigations while 205 were concluded and closed.