MACC arrests MBSA director over alleged bribery


PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested the director of the Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) enforcement department as part of investigations into claims that certain enforcement authorities are on the take from illegal businesses in Sungai Buloh.

It is learnt that MACC will investigate the director's involvement in the racket that provides protection to illegal gambling dens and premises that carry out illegal businesses.

The director was arrested at 10am on Friday (Aug 14) at the MACC headquarters here.

He will be taken to the Putrajaya Magistrate's Court on Saturday (Aug 15) to obtain a remand order.

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

So far, eight MBSA officers have been arrested over the issue.

The MACC has also remanded a trader, a foreigner.

Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin has assured that action will be taken against those involved in illegal gambling dens in Sungai Buloh.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: -1
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

MACC , MBSA , Arrest , Illegal gambling

   

Next In Nation

Warrant not needed to conduct SOP compliance inspections, says Hamzah
Employers under Pikas not allowed to charge workers for vaccination, says Khairy
Measat-3 outage: Telecommunication, broadcasting services restored, says MCMC
Virtual tours the next step for Melaka butterfly, reptile sanctuary
Wan Saiful takes Ahmad Zahid to task over ‘14-day ultimatum’
FT Ministry wants to vaccinate 6,000 food delivery riders, 7,000 traders from July
Annuar Musa: Govt on track to achieve 80% vaccination target in KL, Putrajaya by early August
Covid-19: 30 new clusters, 20 linked to workplaces
PM hopes more GLCs, NGOs support vaccination programme
Covid-19: Quarantine period for inbound travellers will not be relaxed, says Health DG

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers