In Madagascar, a number of leaders of the National Social Insurance Fund (CNAPS) are suspected of embezzlement. In a press launch printed on its web site, the Independent Anti-Corruption Office (Bianco) signifies that it has found a case of grand corruption involving senior officers.
as reported from Antananarivo, Laetitia Bezain
The investigations present that CNAPS purchased a plot of just about one hectare for an quantity of greater than 2.7 million euros (12.5 billion ariary). “An unreasonable price,” experiences the Anti-Corruption Office, which reveals that this land belonged to a board member.
This sale, “approved by the first person in charge” of CNAPS, enabled some board members who validated the acquisition to take pleasure in a fee of just about 300,000 euros (1.3 billion ariary), paid after splitting their respective financial institution accounts; reveals the Bianco investigation. The latter mentions a number of different corruption crimes.
Five senior officers, together with the director normal of the Caisse de Prévoyance, have been referred to the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office, however their hearings have been adjourned. The commerce unions, outraged by this new scandal, condemn the silence within the Ministries of Supervision, Labor and Finance.
Request for revision from the unions “It is the longer term, the pensions, the contributions of 700,000 members which are at stake. The CNAPS fund is the employees’ fund. It should be clear. We cannot waste this cash that method “, is moved Barson Rakotomanga, Secretary General of Syndicalism and Life of Societies. He requests the suspension of the Director – General of CNAPS and of all members of the Board until the end of the legal proceedings.
“We will submit a letter on Monday to the Ministry of Labor and the Ministry of Finance requesting this suspension and a evaluate at the extent of CNAPS. We need a impartial investigation. It doesn’t make sense for folks beneath investigation to return to work. It is insufferable “, the commerce unionist continues.
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