Selangor MACC detains five hospital staff members for alleged graft


KLANG: The Selangor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) detained five staff members of a hospital for suspected graft.

The five are suspected of seeking and receiving bribes from an undertaker's agent to procure contracts to manage the remains of deceased patients from a hospital.

According to a source, the five are suspected to have involved in this from 2019 and believed to have received more than RM20,000.

The suspects, aged between 34 and 44, were detained at about 3pm on Wednesday (Oct 6) at the Selangor MACC office when they were recording their statements.

Selangor MACC director Datuk Alias Salim confirmed the arrests.

He said the suspects will be investigated under Section 17(a) of the MACC Act 2009 and will be brought to the Shah Alam Court on Thursday (Oct 7) to be remanded.

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