Public Prosecution refers bribery case to court

Abu Dhabi: The public prosecution dealing with finance violations has referred a public sector employee to court to stand trial for receiving bribery.

The employee, an Arab national, was working in the Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and asked a building contractor for ten thousand Dirhams in bribery for giving power connection to a number of villas in Khalifa A city in the suburbs of Abu Dhabi, claimed the prosecution.

The complaint was lodged by the contractor himself who said the connection order had already been obtained by him, but the employee asked for bribes to implement it