Malaysian Authorities have began investigations two officials of Airasia, who were named in the Airbus Bribery Saga in a United Kingdom (UK) High Court.

According to a statement signed by the Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption sighted by GhanaNewsPage.Com, the Malaysian Authorities are investigating the two named officials of Airasia for their alleged involvement.

Airbus, a company noted for the manufacturing of Aircrafs, says it paid bribe in Ghana and some other African countries between 2011 and 2015.

This was revealed in a corruption investigation of business dealsAirbus has been involved in for the past 10 years.

The Guardian, a UK-based News paper, on the outcome of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation stated that “Allison Clare, for the SFO, told the court the company had paid bribes in Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Taiwan and Ghana between 2011 and 2015.”

And this, the Malaysian Authorities said contravenes the country’s anti-corruption laws hence the decision to investigate the two officials of Airasia.

Below is the full statement:

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Ghanaians React

The statement issued by the Malaysia Authorities have led many to question what Ghanaians authorities are doing about the entire saga.

Many believe the time is up for the Special Prosecutor to also cause investigations into the entire saga and bring the Ghanaians who were involved to book.

Source: Ghana | GhanaNewsPage.Com


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