Company directors back in remand

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  • Thursday, 25 Jun 2020

Busted: The two directors are back under remand for another six days.

PUTRAJAYA: Two company directors who just days ago were remanded for alleged bribery, have been remanded again, this time for the suspicion of submitting false documents to a leasing company in order to obtain a RM7mil loan.

The two directors, a 31-year-old woman and a 45-year-old man, were said to have been collaborating with a government agency on the false documents to secure the loan to carry out a project under the said agency.

Magistrate Shah Wira Abdul Halim allowed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) application for the duo to be remanded for six days until June 29.

Both were arrested on Tuesday when they came to the MACC headquarters for their statements to be recorded.

According to sources, investigators are probing their involvement in submitting false documents in relation to a contract on advertising promotion managed by the government agency.

“We are investigating how the two directors and the agency had worked together.

“We are also tracking owners of several other companies believed to be involved in this case,” said a source.

MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Seri Ahmad Khusairi Yahaya confirmed the arrests.

On June 10, the two directors together with another director of the company were arrested under suspicion of committing bribery to secure a RM90mil contract from this government agency. They were remanded for four days.

It is believed that the company had provided false information for a tender and was later awarded the contract, although it did not have the right qualification for the job and had in fact, failed a technical and financial evaluation..

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