MACC Arrests Civil Servant For Practicing Nepotism

MACC Arrests Civil Servant For Practicing Nepotism


KOTA KINABALU, SABAH – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) arrested a civil servant for a public training centre here after awarding his family members job contracts worth RM 36,000.

The nepotist in his 40s was detained in his office at noon today according to Sabah MACC director S. Karunanithy.

“Contracts pertained the supply and repair works of information and communication technologies at the centre. His hearing will proceed at 9am Kota Kinabalu Special Corruptions Court tomorrow.”

Karunanithy expressed disappointment in civil servants misusing government funding to their own gain despite numerous warnings and oaths taken.

“The man in question has committed and offence under Section 23 of the MACC Act 2009,” he told the media.

In other developments Karunanithy disclosed that two more individuals were detained following the recent charging of four federal servants in court for falsifying hotel travel claims back in 2017.

“The suspects aged 39 and 41 from the very same agency were detained at noon today and immediately placed under a 24 hour remand at the MACC office…

“Probing will continue under Section 18 of MACC Act 2009 until his charging in court fixed for tomorrow.”