By Nizam Zain
SHAH ALAM – A female executive of a renowned supermarket is remanded for seven days beginning today until 28 June to assist in an investigation for instigating and accepting bribes over cleaning works between 2018 and 2021.
The remand order was issued by the Shah Alam Court Deputy Registrar, Karthiyayini Ambualagan, at the request of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
The woman who was clad in the MACC orange lockup attire arrived at the Shah Alam Courts Complex at 10.55am under the escort of MACC officers.
Yesterday, the MACC arrested the woman to assist in the investigation of instigating and accepting bribes from two cleaning services companies amounting to RM40,000.
According to a source, the 43-year-old suspect was arrested at the MACC office in Selangor at around 3.30 pm yesterday after giving her statements.
The suspect had allegedly instigated and accepted monthly bribes from the two companies.
In return, she ensured that those companies were rewarded with the cleaning contract for several supermarket buildings in Melaka, Johor and Selangor since 2018 until this year.
Meanwhile, the Selangor MACC Director, Datuk Alias Salim verified the arrest when contacted and said that the case is investigated under Section 16(a)(A) of the MACC Act 2009. – MalaysiaGazette