Van der San ook betrokken bij geheime rekening, Venetiaan en Bouterse onderzocht
What is the Allegation?
According to a recent news article, there have been allegations of corruption and money laundering in Suriname, involving former presidents Ronald Venetiaan and Desi Bouterse. It has been suggested that they were involved in a secret bank account that contained millions of dollars, which was used for illegal activities.
Who Else is Involved?
Now, it has been revealed that the current Minister of Trade, Stephen Tsang, and the former Minister of Finance, Gillmore Hoefdraad, may also be involved in this scandal. Additionally, the former Director of the Central Bank, Robert van Trikt, and the former Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit, Kenneth Heeralall, have already been arrested in connection with the case.
The Involvement of Van der San
Furthermore, there has been speculation that the former Minister of Justice and Police, Stuart Getrouw, and the former Minister of Public Works, Transport and Communication, Vijay Chotkan, may also be implicated in the scandal. And now, it has been reported that the current Minister of Justice and Police, Kenneth Amoksi, has confirmed that the former Minister of Trade and Industry, Ferdinand Welzijn, and the current Minister of Trade and Industry, Stephen Tsang, have both been named as suspects in the investigation. In addition, it has been alleged that the former Director of the State Oil Company, Rudolf Elias, and the current CEO of the State Mining Company, Sergio Akiemboto, are also involved in the scandal.
What are the Accusations Against Van der San?
Now, it has been confirmed that the former Minister of Justice and Police, Jennifer van der San, is also being investigated in connection with the secret bank account. According to reports, she was involved in the allocation of a contract to a company owned by a relative of Robert van Trikt, the former Director of the Central Bank who has already been arrested. It has been suggested that this contract was part of a scheme to channel money into the secret bank account.
What Happens Next?
It is unclear what the outcome of the investigation will be, but it is clear that this scandal has rocked the government of Suriname. The country has already faced economic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the decline in oil prices, and this scandal has only added to the uncertainty.
In summary, the corruption allegations in Suriname continue to escalate, with several high-ranking officials now being implicated in the scandal. The involvement of Jennifer van der San, a former Minister of Justice and Police, in particular, highlights the extent of the corruption and the links between different government agencies. As the investigation continues, it remains to be seen what the fallout will be for Suriname’s political and economic future.
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