MACC arrests two bank officers for allegedly soliciting bribes

MELAKA: Two bank officers have been arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for allegedly soliciting bribes totalling RM316,064 from several law firms here.

The two are aged 35 and 43 and were detained when they turned up at the MACC office in Alai here on Wednesday evening (April 17) to have their statements recorded.

The two work at a reputed bank where one of them is attached to the headquarters in Petaling Jaya while the other is an officer at a branch here.

Both the officers had allegedly demanded kickbacks from several law firms here as inducements for referring property buyers to these firms for documentation purposes to apply for loans.

Melaka MACC director Adi Supian Shafie confirmed the arrest and said the two are being probed under Section 16 (a)(A) of the MACC Act 2009.

The two were produced at the Magistrate's Court in Ayer Keroh on Thursday (April 18) to be remanded for four days until April 21.

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