MACC arrests Singaporean for bribery

PETALING JAYA: Graft busters have arrested a Singaporean man for allegedly paying off enforcement agency officers to avoid import taxes.

According to Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) sources, the man was arrested at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya on Monday (June 24) after being summoned to give his statement on the case.

"The suspect is believed to have committed the offence from 2022 to 2024. Preliminary investigations showed that the suspect had paid off the enforcement agency officers in cash.

"It is believed that 11 officers were involved to date," the source said.

The suspect, in his forties, had been remanded until June 30 at the Putrajaya Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday (June 25).

When contacted, MACC Investigation Division senior director Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Hashim confirmed the matter.

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