KOTA KINABALU (Sept 22): Two policemen have been arrested for allegedly receiving money to “buy votes” for a candidate in the Sabah state election.
Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Hazani Ghazali confirmed the arrest and said the personnel have been handed to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for investigation.
“Yes, police have arrested two personnel for allegedly involved in bribery. We have forwarded the case to the MACC,” he said.
According to a source, both suspects were detained for allegedly receiving and distributing money for buying votes for a candidate in the polls.
Meanwhile, Sabah MACC director S. Karunanithy , when contacted, confirmed the matter but decline to comment further amid investigation.