PUTRAJAYA, Jan 20 — An acting CEO of a government linked company was remanded for six days today to assist in investigations into a corruption and power abuse case involving an E-passport project in an African country.
Also remanded with him was an international sales manager of the GLC.
Magistrate Nik Isfahanie Tasnim Wan Ab Rahman issued the remand order applied by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on the CEO, a ‘Datuk’ aged 58, and the sales manager aged 36, till Jan 25.
The two men were brought to the magistrate’s court in handcuffs and orange coloured lockup attire, at 8.55am.
They were reported to have been detained at their respective residences in Petaling Jaya and Jalan Klang Lama about noon yesterday. — Bernama