SEREMBAN: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) was granted a three-day remand order against a Sepang National Anti-Drug Agency (NADA) assistant officer, accused of power abuse related to anti-drug programmes in April, last year and March, this year.

The remand order, which expired on Thursday, was issued by Magistrate Rahimah Rahim.

MACC public prosecutor Mohd Khairi Abdul Karim filed the remand application against the 34-year-old woman, who was represented by lawyer Badrul Munir Mohd Bukhari.

The suspect had allegedly influenced her superior to appoint her brother’s company as services supplier for the anti-drug programme involving a transaction of RM5,160 in April last year.

In March this year, the suspect had allegedly influenced her superior to appoint her younger brother’s company as a supplier for an anti-drug programme involving a transaction of RM1,000.

The case is being investigated under Section 23 of the MACC Act 2009.

The suspect was arrested at the state’s MACC office about 3pm yesterday.

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Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) was granted a three-day remand order against a Sepang National Anti-Drug Agency (NADA) assistant officer (right), accused of power abuse related to anti-drug programmes in April, last year and March, this year. Pix by Adzlan Sidek