TEMERLOH: An assistant medical officer has been remanded for seven days to assist probe for bribery.
The officer was arrested for allegedly accepting bribes amounting to RM17,859 from mortuary agents.
The remand order from today (Feb 8) against the 57-year-old man, who is with the Forensic Medicine Unit of a hospital, was issued by Magistrate Mohamed Shah Reza Noot Azman.
The man was arrested at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office here yesterday (Feb 7) for investigation under Section 17(a) of the MACC Act 2009.
He was alleged to have received bribes from mortuary management agents in return for providing jobs of making funeral arrangements for deceased patients at the hospital between 2021 and 2022. - Bernama