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UN corruption allegations against Soma unsupported by evidence, SFO says

By Rahul Rose

14 October 2016

UN corruption allegations against Soma unsupported by evidence, SFO says An offshore oil rig and tanker (Credit: iStock.com/gremlim)

Soma Oil & Gas failed in its judicial review application against the SFO, but secured a letter from the prosecutor declaring that its investigation into the company had produced “insufficient evidence” to support bribery allegations first made in a UN report in 2015.