Bribery: Ex-CEO, Deputy CEO of Melaka government's subsidiary remanded
Last Update: 19/02/2019
MELAKA, Feb 19 (Bernama) -- Former chief executive officer (CEO) of a Melaka government’s subsidiary, along with his former deputy, and an owner of a boat manufacturing company, have been remanded for five days from today to facilitate investigation in bribery cases involving a project worth RM3 million, since 2016.
The remand order against the three men, aged 55, 36, and 49, was issued by Melaka Court Senior Assistant Registrar Teoh Shu Yee, to enable the case to be investigated under Section 17 (A) of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009.
The trio arrived at the Melaka Court Complex at 10 am, clad in orange MACC lock-up t-shirt and accompanied by the commission’s officer before leaving an hour later.
All of them were arrested yesterday for alleged involvement in soliciting and accepting bribes from contractors as an inducement to approve projects and tenders involving the company.