Combating Illegal Levies at the Ministry of Transportation

- 24/10/2016, 17:06
Combating the illegal fees in any departments, especially in the Ministry of Transportation, is one of the key steps in the government legal reform package. Within the Ministry of Transportation, the action is expected to support a better shipping and transportation businesses
Recently (October 11) the national police authority conducted a raid in the ministry and arrested six people, three of whom were civil servants. The suspects were alleged to be collecting illegal levies related to licensing services in the ministry. But no higher ranking officers were arrested during the raid. 
The police uncovered what they said was evidence including US$7,000 in cash, and a savings account book with a record of more than US$76,000 in it.