JOHOR BAHRU — Nov. 1, 2017: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday arrested an assistant director of the Johor Department of Occupational Safety and Health on suspicion of having solicited for and accepted a bribe.
An MACC statement today said that the officer was found to have solicited for and accepted RM30,000 from a project manager of a petroleum engineering company purportedly as an inducement not to act against the company which had installed a grip hoist without approval.
Following the arrest, investigators raided the house of the officer and found RM18,505 in cash hidden in a room and under the staircase. The team also recovered several documents related to the project. — Bernama