MACC arrests man suspected of soliciting RM112,000 bribe

08 Jul 2020 / 07:39 H.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained a business division head of a private company for allegedly soliciting and receiving a bribe amounting to RM112,000.

According to a MACC source, the 49-year-old man was detained at 4pm today after he came to the Klang MACC Office to give his statement on the case.

“The suspect is alleged to have solicited for and received a bribe from a company as an ‘allowance’ for appointing it to carry out printing works between 2017 and 2018,” the source told Bernama.

Selangor MACC director Datuk Alias Salim when contacted confirmed the arrest adding that the case was being investigated under Section 16(a) of the MACC Act 2009.

He said the suspect would be brought to the Shah Alam Magistrate’s Court tomorrow for a remand order. -Bernama

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