KUANTAN – Two friends were fined RM3,000 at the Kuantan Sessions Court for each of their offences after pleading guilty for disguising as officers of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

Rosasuan Rosly, a contract worker aged 35, was charged under Section 417 of the Penal Code for receiving a bribe. The accused was alleged to have committed the offence on July 14, 2010, at approximately 7.09pm at the CIMB Branch at Bera. Rosasuan pleaded guilty to the charge on receiving a cash bribe of RM2,000 via his personal bank account. The accused had disguised as a MACC officer in which the bribe was an inducement for not reporting on the illegal logging activities carried out by Amir bin Abdul Rahman.

The accused was also charged together with his friend, Sharul Nizam Tajul Arul, 43, for disguising as MACC officers. Both pleaded guilty to the charges under Section 416 of the Penal Code.

They were alleged to have committed the offence on July 12, 2010, around 7.20pm at Gerai No. 1 Restoran Man Corner in Bera in which they received a cash bribe of RM300 from Amir bin Abdul Rahman.

Judge Fathiyah Kadir ordered a fine RM3,000 for each of the offences committed by Rosasuan and Sharul Nizam.

The prosecution was represented by MACC’s prosecution officer, Syafinas Shahbudin, while both accused were not represented.

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