KUALA LUMPUR: A senior manager with a government subsidiary has been arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for allegedly accepting a RM72,000 bribe to help a company secure a RM5 million loan from a government agency.
The 53-year-old suspect was arrested at the MACC headquarters at about 6pm yesterday after giving his statement.
According to a source, the suspect was alleged to have received the bribe from the managing director of the company.
Putrajaya MACC director Anuar Ismail confirmed the arrest and said the suspect had been released on MACC bail.
He said the case was being investigated under Section 16(a) of the MACC Act.