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Police looking into education corruption claims

Around ten former members of the Paphos School Board could be taken in for questioning soon following the completion of an investigation into alleged corruption.

According to sources of Phileleftheros, police investigators have handed their findings to Attorney General Costas Clerides who is set to decide on the next move. According to media reports, the findings implicate around ten former members, which had served on the board back in 2014.

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They are under investigation for accepting bribes, mismanagement of funds and corruption.

The suspect dealings concern tenders and contracts awarded to companies and individuals for various works within the Paphos district between July and August 2014.

Some of the projects currently under investigation involve the Nikolaideiou Gymnasium and the Mouttalou Primary School moving to new buildings.

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