The Negeri Sembilan Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) charged 3 people who were involved in 2 corruption cases at the Seremban Sessions Court 2 on 7 June 2010. They were suspected to have committed offences under Section 17(b) of the MACC Act 2009.
For the first case, the accused Ng Kong Hua, 52, an employee of massage parlor Urut Tradisional Bahagia Sdn. Bhd, Kemayan Square, Seremban, was arrested on 2 June 2010 at 5.17pm, for giving a bribe of RM500.00 to Lance Corporal Hamran bin Jahari of the Negeri Sembilan Police Contingent Headquarters as an inducement not to take action against 6 workers in the massage parlor who were without working permit. The accused pleaded not guilty and requested for a trial. Later, the accused was released after posting a RM3,000.00 bail with one surety. Trial will commence on 5 July 2010.
For the second case, the 2 accused M. Tamilselven a/l N. Muniandy, 40, and Fang Tian Teck, 29, both of whom were ‘Tontos’ for Sin Huat Heng Logistic, were arrested on the 3 June 2010 at 7.00am at the Taman Cempaka Junction, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan for offering a RM1,500.00 bribe to Hassnol Hisham bin Samsudin, a Negeri Sembilan Land and Mines Department Assistant Director, as an inducement not to impound the lorries owned by Syarikat Highway Quarry for carrying quarry rocks without permit. Both accused pleaded not guilty and requested for a trial. They were released on a RM4,000.00 bail each with a guarantor. Hearing will commence on 6 July 2010.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Fieza Fazlin bin Fandi will head the prosecution of both cases that will be heard before Sessions Court Judge Sabariah binti Atan. If convicted, all three face a jail sentence not exceeding 20 years and a fine of not less than 5 times the sum or value of the gratification, whichever is higher.
MACC would like to remind the public not to offer or give any bribe to enforcement officers who are carrying out their duties in line with the initiatives to enhance the integrity of civil servant in Malaysia.
CORPORATE COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT
MALAYSIAN ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION, PUTRAJAYA