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Three Singaporeans charged in Johor Baru with bribing transport officials

Published on Dec 23, 2013 1:24 PM
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Three Singaporeans were among five people charged in a court in Johor Baru on Monday for bribery. -- FILE PHOTO: WANG HUI FEN

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Three Singaporeans were among five people charged in a court in Johor Baru on Monday for bribery.

The other two were a Malaysian with Singapore permanent resident status and a Bangladeshi.

The five men were charged under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act with offering bribes of between RM50 (S$19.25) and RM500 to Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) officers, a traffic police officer and a Johor Baru City Council officer in five separate cases.

Singaporeans Segaran Naidu, 58, and Shaik Mohamed Shaik Zain, 68, Malaysian Goh Siew Guan, 39, and Bangladeshi Shiplu, 23, pleaded guilty to their respective charges read before Judge Mohamad Haldar Abdul Aziz.

 
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