Datuk, CEO on remand for abuse of power released today

Last update: 12/01/2019

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 12 (Bernama) -- A former chairman of a government agency with the title “Datuk” and a chief executive officer (CEO) of a private company who were remanded to assist investigations over the abuse of power over a government contract valued at more than RM99 million were released today.

Magistrate Atikah Abu Hassan allowed the 64-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman to be released on RM50,000 bail in one surety each.

Earlier, both individuals were detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for four days beginning Wednesday.

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