3 peo­ple found guilty of brib­ing civil ser­vants

New Straits Times - - News -

KUALA LUMPUR: Three out of five peo­ple in­ves­ti­gated by the Malaysian Anti-Cor­rup­tion Com­mis­sion (MACC) for brib­ing civil ser­vants have been found guilty yes­ter­day.

MACC Deputy Chief of Op­er­a­tion Datuk Azam Baki said out of the five in­di­vid­u­als charged in courts in Sabah, Tereng­ganu and Jo­hor, three were sen­tenced af­ter plead­ing guilty un­der Sec­tion 17(b) of the MACC Act 2009.

“In the Kuala Tereng­ganu Ses­sions Court, V. Nan­thaku­mar, 33, was jailed for a day and fined RM10,000 for at­tempt­ing to bribe a po­lice­man.

“In the Kota Kin­a­balu Ses­sions Court, Anal­lisa Mohd Jamil, 40, was jailed for a day and fined RM10,000 for at­tempt­ing to bribe a po­lice­man.

“Lorry driver Ng Jian Dar, 25, was sen­tenced by the Jo­hor Baru Ses­sions Court to one day im­pris­on­ment and RM20,000 fine af­ter plead­ing guilty to giv­ing a RM300 bribe to a civil ser­vant last year,” Azam said yes­ter­day.

He said the com­mis­sion would en­sure that ef­forts would be taken in their in­ves­ti­ga­tions on graft com­mit­ted by the givers and the re­ceivers un­der the Act.

Azam said 14 peo­ple whom the com­mis­sion was in­ves­ti­gat­ing had been charged in courts na­tion­wide last week.

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