KUALA LUMPUR – An owner of a taxi company with Datuk title will be charged at the court tomorrow over allegation of instigating and receiving bribery from an individual to resolve ongoing corruption trial.
According to a source, the man who is in his 50’s had requested for a bribe amounting to RM95,000 from an individual whose case is currently being trialled at the Court of Appeal.
“The suspect allegedly requested for the money to pay to the Deputy Public Prosecutor and officer at the Attorney-General’s Chamber handling the case.
“From that amount, the suspect is believed to have received RM10,000 deposited into his bank account. The suspect requested for another RM35,000 that was paid in cash,” he said.
MalaysiaGazette was told that the suspect will be slapped with several charges at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court tomorrow, followed by the Shah Alam Sessions Court on Thursday (5 August 2021).
According to the source, the suspect will be charged according to MACC Act 2009. –MalaysiaGazette