Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has revealed that several decisions made by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih are among the complaints registered with the commission regarding the presidential election.
ACC’s Senior Communications Officer Nisham Mohamed Didi, on Tuesday, said 61 complaints were submitted to the commission in relation to the presidential elections. They are;
Three complaints from political parties
Four complaints from Elections Commission’s Complaints Bureau
26 complaints from private individuals
28 anonymous complaints
Nishan said 29 out of the 61 complaints have been registered with the commission and are under investigation.
He detailed that the complaints pertained to bribery, influence and some decisions announced by the government during the campaign period including;
“The commission is probing these complaints, and undertaking work all work necessary for this purpose,” he added.
Nishan stressed that ACC will be adhering to the Criminal Procedure Act in probing these complaints.
He noted that all complaints submitted to the commission with sufficient information and fall under the jurisdiction of the commission will be registered, while complainants reserve the right to appeal any decision by the commission against registering a complaint.
As voting the runoff round of the presidential election nears, ACC had urged all to choose integrity in campaigning and voting, and to stray away from acts of giving a bribe or accepting a bribe.