Vietnamese claims trial to RM800,000 bribery charge

KUANTAN (Bernama) – A Vietnamese woman yesterday pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court to offering a RM800,000 bribe to two Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) officers last Sunday. Tran Thi Mai, 41, entered the plea before Judge Dazuki Ali after the charge was read out to her in Malay Language as the accused claimed she was well-versed in the language having lived in the country for 17 years. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin.