GLC CEO and another charged with conspiring and receiving RM350,000 bribe

SEREMBAN – A government-linked company chief executive officer (CEO) and another individual pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today, to charges of conspiring and receiving a bribe of RM350,000 to help a company secure upgrading works at Kompleks Bangunan Getah Asli, Kuala Lumpur.

The charges against the CEO Mohd Zamry Sulaiman, 52, and Anuar Md Isa, 54, who is self-employed were read out separately before Judge Meor Sulaiman Ahmad Tarmizi.

Mohd Zamry is accused of conspiring with Anuar by receiving two bribes of RM250,000 and RM100,000 from a man as an inducement to appoint a company to carry out mechanical and electrical upgrading works at Kompleks Bangunan Getah Asli, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur for the Malaysian Rubber Board.

The offences were allegedly committed at a bank in Senawang, Seremban on June 1 and Oct 11 2022 under Section 28(1)(c) of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 read together with Section 16(a)(A) of the same Act.

The offences are punishable by imprisonment of up to 20 years, and a fine of not less than five times the sum or value of the gratification or RM10,000, whichever is higher, upon conviction.

Anuar allegedly received the bribe of RM350,000 through a cheque from the same individual as gratification to help the company for the same purpose at the same location and date. 

He was charged under Section 16(a)(A) of the MACC Act, which is punishable by imprisonment of up to 20 years, and a fine of not less than five times the sum or value of the gratification or RM10,000, whichever is higher, upon conviction.

MACC prosecuting officers  Abd Muntaqim Abdul Aziz and Fatin Farhana Ismail appeared for the prosecution, while lawyers A.Ashok and V. Muniandy represented Mohd Zamry and lawyer Azrul Zulkifli Stork represented Annuar.

The judge granted bail of RM5,000 to each accused, ordered for their passports to be surrendered to the court, and for them to report to the nearest MACC office every month.

The case mention was fixed for December 12. – BERNAMA