SHAH ALAM – Five staff from a hospital in Selangor were remanded for five days after they are suspected of instigating and accepting gratification from an agent to manage corpses.
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) made an application for the remand order at the Shah Alam Magistrate Court this morning.
The five hospital staff, aged between 34 and 44 were arrested yesterday after giving their statements at the Selangor MACC Headquarters.
The bribery was believed to have started in August 2019 until August 2021 and they have received over RM20,000 from about 100 next-of-kins.
The Selangor MACC Director, Datuk Alias Salim said yesterday that all suspects were investigated under Section 17 (a) of the MACC Act 2009. -MalaysiaGazette