First person charged under Whistleblower Protection Act acquitted

KUALA LUMPUR: A former Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) deputy director, the first person to be charged under the Whistleblower Protection Act 2010, has been acquitted by the Sessions Court here over allegations that he incited the sacking of a whistleblower.

Wafiy Abd Aziz, 37, was discharged and acquitted after Sessions Court judge Suzana Hussin ruled that the prosecution had failed to prove a prima facie case against him.

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