KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission today arrested a senior police officer of the Melaka Tengah District Police headquarters for alleged involvement in corruption and abuse of power.
MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Azam Baki, when contacted by Bernama, said the male officer was arrested this morning and brought to the MACC Putrajaya headquarters to be remanded to assist in the investigation.
The MACC yesterday arrested three police officers and two civilians in Melaka for alleged involvement in accepting protection money from operators of illegal gambling dens and massage parlours in the state.
Two of the police officers were ASPs and one, an inspector.
They were reportedly attached to the Melaka Police headquarters and Melaka Tengah and Jasin District Police headquarters.