Fifth MBSA enforcement officer remanded in corruption probe

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  • Thursday, 13 Aug 2020

PUTRAJAYA: Another enforcement officer from the Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) has been remanded over claims of corruption.

The 38-year-old will be remanded for seven days until Aug 19.

He was brought before Magistrate Shah Wira Abdul Halim on Thursday (Aug 13) who allowed the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission to detain the man.

The suspect, who was arrested on Wednesday (Aug 12), is the fifth enforcement officer from the council to be arrested over allegations that certain enforcement authorities are on the take from illegal businesses in Sungai Buloh.

On Aug 12, four officers were remanded for a week to allow MACC to investigate the claim.

Also remanded was a trader who is a foreigner.

On Monday (Aug 10), MACC said that it would investigate claims that certain enforcement authorities were on the take and protecting illegal businesses in Sungai Buloh.

Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin had assured that action will be taken against those involved in protecting illegal businesses.

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