Senior narcotics officer in Teregganu remanded in bribery probe

06 Aug 2020 / 12:28 H.

CHUKAI: A senior narcotics officer at a District Police Headquarters in the state has been remanded for six days to facilitate investigation into a bribery case.

The remand order was issued by the Kemaman Magistrate’s Court Assistant Registrar Masni Hajar Ghazali upon application by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to enable further investigation under Section 17(a) of the MACC Act 2009.

According to sources, the 30-year-old suspect was alleged to have solicited and accepted a bribe of RM30,000 as an inducement to cite as a minor offence of an individual arrested under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act for drug trafficking.

He was arrested at the MACC office in Kemaman, yesterday. -Bernama

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