Senior official on trial in Fez court following investigations into cases related to public financial crimes

Senior official on trial in Fez court following investigations into cases related to public financial crimes






A senior official is on trial in the Fez court following investigations into cases related to public financial crimes. The charges against him include corruption, embezzlement of public funds, obtaining benefits from institutions he manages, abuse of power and falsification of official and informal documents.

The accused are:

  • AH: Corruption, embezzlement of public funds, receipt of benefits from an institution he manages and supervises, abuse of power, forgery of official documents and their use, forgery of informal documents and their use.
  • AT: Participation in embezzlement of public funds, falsification of official documents, participation in falsification of informal documents.
  • ZM: Corruption, participation in embezzlement and misappropriation of public funds, falsification of informal documents.

The trial is part of efforts to combat corruption and improve transparency in Morocco, where authorities are seeking to hold officials implicated in corruption cases to account.

From: Fes News