ACU Receives Over 2,000 Complaint Letters

Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has received over 2,000 letters of complaint for the last three years and observed decreasing trend of corruptions in Cambodia, according to the unit's recent work review.

H.E. Top Sam, Chairman of the National Anti-Corruption Council shared the review report after coordinating the work with his assigned task force.

Between 2014 and 2016, 2,387 complaint letters of corruption cases - based on the report - were sent to the Anti-Corruption Unit and over 45 percent of them are anonymous.

Necessary legal actions have been taken, including clarification of the case among concerned people and attending of the court's hearings of sufficiently evidenced complaints filed.

The submitted complaints dropped from 1,009 in 2014 to 575 in 2016.

The review report concluded that while open corrupt practices went down remarkable, cases of corruption in public service provision gradually declines. It encouraged continuing active participation among the public and private sectors, and civil society organisations.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press