Exploitations of Relationship between Corruption and Crime in Politics

  • Sunu Rijal
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  • Sunu Rijal

    Advocate at Supreme Court of Nepal and Lawyer at Mission Legal Service, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Corruption and crime in politics are interrelated phenomena that pose significant challenges to democracy, good governance, and the rule of law. This article explores the relationship between corruption and crime in politics, and how they can reinforce each other. The article examines the various forms of corruption in politics, such as bribery, embezzlement, nepotism, and patronage, and how they can facilitate criminal activity. It also analyzes the impact of corruption on the criminal justice system and the rule of law. Corruption can undermine the effectiveness of law enforcement, the courts, and other institutions responsible for combating crime, and it can lead to the subversion of the democratic process. Additionally, the article discusses how criminal activity can create opportunities for corruption, such as money laundering, and how they can perpetuate each other. The study uses case studies from different countries to illustrate the relationship between corruption and crime in politics. It examines how corruption in the political sphere can enable criminal networks to operate with impunity, and how criminal groups can use their illicit activities to influence political decision-making. It also explores how anti-corruption measures, such as transparency, accountability, and public participation, can help to prevent and deter criminal activity. Overall, this article aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between corruption and crime in politics. It concludes by highlighting the importance of effective anti-corruption measures in preventing criminal activity and promoting good governance.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 4, Page 848 - 859

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.115483

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