Four remanded over MYR42M tender issue

PUTRAJAYA (BERNAMA) – Four individuals including a civil servant at a ministry are being remanded for six days from yesterday to assist the investigation into the issue of a supply tender worth MYR42 million for an enforcement agency.

The remand order until June 21 was issued by magistrate Shah Wira Abdul Halim at the magistrate’s court after hearing the application made by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

According to a source, all the four men, aged between 32 and 61 years, were detained at the MACC headquarters.

“They are believed to have solicited payment of five per cent of the project’s worth based on the progress claims for procuring the service tender of supplying, processing, printing and posting the summons of an enforcement agency,” said the source,

The case was investigated under Section 16 (a) (A) of the MACC Act 2009.

The four men, aged between 32 and 61 years, were detained at the MACC headquarters. PHOTO: BERNAMA