Perlis RTD deputy director remanded over graft probe

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A Perlis Road Transport Department (RTD) deputy director was remanded for two days from today to assist in investigations into cases of corruption.

Magistrate Kamaliza Md Zain issued the order to remand the 41-year-old man, to facilitate investigations under Section 17 (a) of the MACC Act 2009.

Amran Hamid

According to a source, the officer, who is on grade KP44, was arrested at the Perlis MACC office at 4.40pm yesterday.

The suspect is the fifth individual allegedly involved in accepting bribes amounting to RM88,000 from lorry drivers through proxies or middlepersons in 2018 and 2019 in Perlis.