Two Felda officers remanded over false claims

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019

IPOH (Bernama): Two Felda officers are in remand for five days beginning Wednesday (Jan 16) for allegedly submitting false claims in connection with the construction of retaining wall for settlers' houses at Felda Trolak Selatan, Sungkai.

The order was issed by Magistrate Siti Hanum Mohmad Sah following an application by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

The suspects, a 39-year-old assistant director and a 33-year-old officer, were brought to the court at 11am.

On Tuesday (Jan 15), a contractor and an executive of a property management company were ordered to be in remand for four days over an investigation involving the same case.

According to Perak MACC director Datuk Zainul Darus, the false claims were for work worth RM137,900 that was not done according to the “Bill Of Quantity” as required by the tender committee. – Bernama

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