PUTRAJAYA – The Magistrate’s Court here today extended the remand on a
businessman for another three days to facilitate investigations
into an attempt to bribe Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar.
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) secured the remand order
effective tomorrow till April 7 through magistrate Nik Isfahanie Tasnim Wan Ab
The 54-year-old man wearing orange lockup uniform arrived at the court
accompanied by MACC officers at 9.30am.
He was detained on Thursday after surrendering himself to the MACC at its
headquarters here following a warning by MACC deputy chief commissioner
(Operations), Datuk Azam Baki.
The businessman was represented by counsel Datuk K. Kumaraendran, Datuk
Joshua Kevin and Linda Goh.
On March 25, Sultan Ibrahim revealed that he was offered two million ringgit
as an inducement to propose an individual’s name to the Chief Secretary to the
Government for a ‘Tan Sri’ title from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.