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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Three more TNB officers remanded over corruption case

KOTA BARU - Three more Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) officers are being remanded for seven days from today to facilitate investigations into a corruption case.

The remand orders on an engineer and two technicians were issued by magistrate Ahmad Adha Amir Yasser Amri, here, today.

According to an officer from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), the three TNB officers, aged between 30 and 50, were being investigated under Section 23 of the MACC Act 2009 for allegedly using their post or position to obtain bribes.

The three suspects had arrived at the Magistrate’s Court about 12.45 pm under tight security. They were detained at the MACC office, here, yesterday when they came to give their statements.

Their arrest followed the remand of a TNB senior officer for seven days from Aug 16 to assist in investigations into alleged corruption, abuse of power and money laundering. — Bernama

TNB senior officer remanded over allegations of corruption

KOTA BARU, 16th August 2016: A senior officer with Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) was today ordered to be remanded for seven days until Aug 22 for investigation into two alleged cases of corruption.

The remand order was issued by magistrate Ahmad 'Adha 'Amir Yaseer Amri, here.

The suspect, 47, is being investigated under Section 17(a) of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 for allegedly soliciting for and receiving a bribe, and under Section 23 of the same Act for allegedly using his post or position to obtain a bribe.

Yesterday, MACC director of Investigations, Datuk Azam Baki reportedly said that three public servants, including one who is a 'Datuk' and another a 'Datuk Seri', were arrested over allegations of corruption, abuse of power and money laundering.

The three, attached to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), the Public Works Department and TNB were apprehended in Kuala Lumpur, Malacca and Kelantan. — Bernama

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