SHAH ALAM – A headmaster claimed trial in the Sessions court here today to two charges of corruption involving RM4,400, two years ago.
Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Tamil Rawang headmaster M. Subramaniam, 55, is accused on the first charge of accepting a RM1,500 cheque from K. Devega, 55, for a recommendation to extend the latter’s canteen contract.
He allegedly committed the offence at the school’s canteen between 11 am and 2 pm on Jan 30, 2014.
On the second charge, Subramaniam allegedly accepted RM2,900 in cash from Devega at the teachers’ dining room in the canteen at 3.15 pm on Oct 8, 2014, for the same purpose.
Judge Slamat Yahya set RM5,000 as bail, with one surety and June 16 for re-mention, and an additional condition for Subramaniam to surrender his passport to the court.
Prosecuting officer Mohd Hafezan Mat Zain appeared for the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission while the accused was unrepresented. – BERNAMA