Find reasons behind civil servants' reluctance to report bribes, MACC told

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Despite cash incentives for civil servants to report instances of bribery and corruption, they still seem to be reluctant to do so.

News reports in May found that only 162 civil servants - less than one percent of some 1.6 million members of the civil service - have been awarded the incentives.

Former top civil servants and the head of an anti-corruption NGO Malaysiakini spoke to are of the opinion that the MACC, therefore, must look into the reasons behind this.

All three suggested that MACC's apparent lack of credibility may be a major reason behind the reluctance...

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