Two civil servants among four arrested over eGumis withdrawal


SIBU: The police have arrested four individuals, including two civil servants, in connection with the withdrawal of funds amounting to more than RM175,000 through eGumis (Electronic Government Unclaimed Money Information System), believed by using forged documents.

Three of the suspects, including a woman, were arrested on Monday (April 15), while the other was arrested on Sunday (April 14).

Sibu district police chief ACP Zulkipli Suhaili confirmed the arrest when contacted on Monday.

He said the arrest was made following reports lodged by three complainants.

Meanwhile, the Magistrate’s Court had issued a remand order against the four suspects, aged between 29 and 42. The remand order expires on April 18.

Police were investigating the case under Sections 420 and 471 of the Penal Code for cheating and using forged documents as genuine. - Bernama

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