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Senior federal counsel charged with bribery

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BUTTERWORTH — July 6, 2020: A senior federal counsel was charged here today with two counts of bribery and is expected to also be charged in Alor Star.

In the first, Lim Cheah Yit, 42, was accused of receiving RM500,000 from one Goh Kim Heong on March 8 regarding another person’s case while in the second, he is accused of receiving RM100,000 from Goh for the same reason on June 1.

Sessions judge Noor Aini Yusof set bail at RM20,000 with one surety and ordered Lim to surrender his passport and to report to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission monthly.

It was previously reported that the Kedah MACC had arrested three prosecutors in Penang.

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