ACC receives more than 5,600 complaints

Wai Tun Naung


Until August 31 since Chair Aung Kyi taking office, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has received 5,641 complaints.

From February, 2014 to August, 2018, the Anti-Corruption Commission received 10,112 complaints. The number of complaints received by the ACC since Aung Kyi took charge is more than half of the total complaints.

Now the ACC has resolved 33 complaints, transferred 1,347 cases to other more relevant departments, put 4,241 cases on record and is currently scrutinizing 20 cases.

Tun Tun Win, director of the ACC Office said at a talk on business reporters for the ACC’s undertakings, at Mercure Hotel on September 6.

The complaints received by the ACC were: 44 assignment cases, 1,060 cases from the administrative body, 885 land disputes (farmland management), 850 judiciary cases, 2,419 departmental and personal cases, five revocation cases and 386 general cases.  

According to the corruption index fixed by the Transparency International, Myanmar is ranked 180th out of the 182 countries in 2011.  Myanmar was later promoted to to 147th  in 2015 to 130 in 2017.

The Anti-Corruption Commission was formed on 25 February, 2014, with chair, secretary and 13 members. On November 24, 2017, Aung Kyi became a chair in the newly-formed commission.