A senior management officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board or Tabung Haji (TH) was ordered to be held in remand for four days to facilitate investigation by the MACC for alleged corruption.
The remand order was issued today by Magistrate Shah Wira Abdul Halim.
According to a source at MACC, the suspect, with the “Datuk” title, was alleged to have received gratification in the form of a house renovation costing RM400,000 from a contractor.
The contractor was allegedly awarded a project costing RM15 million by TH to carry out a rebranding of TH branch offices.
He was called up by MACC yesterday and was arrested at about 8.35 pm yesterday. - Bernama