Sabah trio nabbed under OSA freed on bail


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 14 Jan 2003

KOTA KINABALU: A manager and two other staff of state Yayasan Sabah detained in connection with investigations under the Officials Secret Act have been released on bail. 

The 53-year-old manager was released by the Magistrates Court on a RM50,000 bail with two local sureties. 

His international passport was also ordered to be impounded. 

The manager was arrested with two other staff - a secretary and a clerk- on Friday at their office. 

Kota Kinabalu City police chief Asst Comm Hamdan Mohammad said two otherswere released on police bail on Saturday. 

The three were picked up in connection with on-going police probe into leakage of confidential memos of Chief Minister Datuk Chong Kah Kiat to senior executive of Yayasan’s Innoprise Corporation Sdn Bhd. 

The memos on log prices were widely circulated to state assemblymen in October last year, which prompted Api Api assemblyman to lodge a police report.  

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