Senior official remanded for four more days for allegedly accepting RM200k bribe


  • Nation
  • Monday, 13 May 2019

PUTRAJAYA : It's another four days of remand for a Kuala Lumpur City Hall senior official who allegedly received RM200,000.

The senior deputy director of a department in City Hall will be held until May 16 after magistrate Shah Wira Abdul Halim allowed an extension request by the MACC.

He and four others were earlier remanded on May 9 after investigators rounded them up for questioning.

Aside from the official, two other men who are contractors also had their remand order extended.

Two other individuals were released, including a former aide to Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

According to the MACC, the senior officer had received money amounting to RM200,000 from several contractors as a reward for jobs awarded to them.

The contactors were believed to have been engaged for upgrading works on City Hall's infrastructure facilities.

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