MACC arrests 2 GLC managers over broadband contract

MACC personnel escorting the two suspects outside court. They are being questioned for allegedly receiving more than RM800,000 in bribes. (MACC pic)

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested two managers from a government-linked company for allegedly receiving more than RM800,000 in bribes over a broadband contract.

The contract is said to be worth “millions of ringgit”.

In a statement by the anti-graft agency, the two suspects, a general manager and an accounts manager, were nabbed yesterday evening at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya.

The duo were suspected of receiving bribes from a supplier, between 2012 and 2016.

“They will be investigated under Section 17(a) of the MACC Act 2009,” MACC investigation director Norazlan Mohd Razali said, referring to the section that was enforced on June 1.

Under this provision, commercial organisations would be committing an offence if any of its employees or those associated with it are involved in corruption for the benefit of the organisation.

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