Woman remanded for allegedly falsifying over RM5 mln in bank statements for Education Ministry tender

The suspect (second left) being escorted by MACC officers at the courthouse.

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By Dorcas Ting

KUCHING, Apr 6: An executive of a private company will be remanded for four days for allegedly falsifying bank statements to tender a food supply project for a hostel under the Education Ministry.

The 41-year-old female suspect was arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) at its office last night.

She was brought before Deputy Registrar of Subordinate Court Aida Montong by the MACC for a remand application to further investigate the case.

The suspect will be remanded for four days, until April 10 to assist in the investigation of the case.

She had allegedly falsified bank statements amounting to RM5,828,220 to tender for the projects of supplying food to hostels under the Education Ministry.

The case is being investigated under Section 18 of the Malaysian anti-Corruption Act 2009. — DayakDaily