Two sentenced to jail in Sohar for corruption


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Sohar: The Court of Appeals in Sohar (Criminal Circuit) last week sentenced the accused in two embezzlement cases for manipulation of their official positions.

The court sentenced the accused at the first count to five years imprisonment and three times the embezzled amount (OMR881,979).

In the second case, the court ordered the accused to four years of imprisonment and OMR132,000 fine. The court also sentenced the accused to one-year imprisonment for the manipulation of official position.

The convict was also ordered to return the embezzled amount (OMR293,993). He was also held liable for the legal fees.

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