Namibia’s ongoing international fishing corruption scandal nets another executive

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Namibia’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) confirmed that another arrest of a suspect implicated in the ongoing international fishing corruption scandal was arrested today.

The suspect, arrested was the suspended chief executive of Namibia’s state-owned fishing company, Mike Nghipunya, who is set to appear in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, ACC director general Paulus Noa, confirmed to Xinhua.

Nghipunya was suspended in December 2019 due to his alleged involvement in the widely publicized fishing corruption scandal that also involved two former government ministers namely Sacky Shanghala and Bernard Esau as well as four other suspects, who are currently in custody.

The international fishing bribery scandal is reportedly to generate kickbacks of at least 10 million U. S. dollars. Enditem

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