Ministry official among 3 held in bribery probe

THE Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) arrested three people, including a division director of a ministry, on suspicion of receiving large sums of bribes on a monthly basis.

According to an MACC source, the division director along with a project consultant and a director of a construction company, all of whom are in their 40s, were arrested at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya between 11am and 9pm yesterday when they came in to give their statements.