Tamil school headmaster remanded for making false claim

JOHOR BARU: The headmaster of a Tamil school here has been remanded for one day for allegedly making a false claim of RM 2,583.

The remand order was granted by magistrate Tiffany Chin Phin Yuan at the Johor Baru Magistrate court here on Thursday (Sept 29) while the 57-year-old woman was represented by lawyer K. Bharathi.

The order was issued under Section 18 of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 to allow further investigation of the suspect.

The woman was arrested at the Johor Baru MACC office on Wednesday (Sept 28) after giving her statement.

It was learnt that the suspect had made false claims for the supply of food, drinks and other goods needed for a school programme.

The programme never took place and the items were never delivered to the school.

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