Connect with us


KLIA Immigration Officer Arrested For Accepting RM22,000 Bribe To Release Detainees From China


Page 15
Source: Borneo Post Online & SCMP

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

A 26-year-old immigration officer who worked in KLIA was recently arrested after it was discovered that he accepted a bribe worth a whopping RM22,000 to release foreign detainees from China who were detained for selling fake immigration stamps on Monday (30 November).

Klia Airport Terminal

The officer was caught red-handed by MACC authorities when he accepted the bribe at a petrol station in KLIA at approximately 7.45pm on Wednesday (2 December), as reported by sources from Harian Metro.

Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the officer was not involved with any other syndicate and acted alone. However, it was not his first time committing an offence. According to the source, the arrest was a follow up to a case involving a 40-year-old agent in Cheras.

“The immigration officer provides the agent with information about the China nationals who were detained in KLIA. The agent’s job is to then contact their families in China and ask for bribes to free them from custody. The families in China would then contact their friends in Malaysia to prepare the money and hand it over to the agent,” said the source.

17A Malaysia Ringgit

The issue of corruption has become increasingly worrying since the pandemic as it involves national security, added the source who revealed that corrupt officers who are stationed at the country’s borders facilitate the entry and exit of illegal immigrants into Malaysia.

Datuk Alias Salim, Selangor MACC Director, has since confirmed the two arrests and said the case is currently being investigated according to Section 16 of the MACC Act 2009.

What do you guys think of these corruption cases that are seeing a worrying rise in our country? Is there anything that can be done to stop them? 


Also read: Nine PDRM Officers Arrested For Distributing Drugs In Lock-up, Payment Started From RM50

Pjimage 2020 12 04T104953.019

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just In

Jpj Pdrm Summons Discount Jpj Pdrm Summons Discount
News3 hours ago

JPJ & PDRM are Offering Discounts Up To 80% On Summons Only From 9-12 December

In a few days, it will be 100 days since the current government has taken over. In order to celebrate...

Body Ft 2 Body Ft 2
News4 hours ago

16yo Malaysian Passes Away At A ‘Haunted House’ In Bentong

Recently, 1 December, a 16-year-old Malaysian passed away from a heart attack after visiting a ‘haunted house’ attraction in Bentong....

Ft Volcano Ft Volcano
News5 hours ago

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru Volcano Erupts Once Again! Rescue Efforts Unable to Continue

On Saturday (4 December) Mount Semeru, a volcano located on Indonesia’s most densely populated island of Java suddenly erupted and...

My Post 2021 12 06T155720.623 My Post 2021 12 06T155720.623
News23 hours ago

M’sian Women’s Hockey Team Arrives at Korea but Barred From Playing After Testing Positive

The Malaysian Women’s hockey team, The Malaysian Tigress, is barred from participating in 2 tournaments at the Women’s Asian Champions...

Collage 6 1 Collage 6 1
News23 hours ago

Malaysian Politician Says Naming Places In English Over Bahasa Melayu Is DISGUSTING

The debate on the usage of our national language continues.  A few days back, MP Nazri Aziz claimed that KL...

Collage 7 1 Collage 7 1
News24 hours ago

Customs Department Officers Will Use Body-Cam To Save Them From Accusations Of Corruption

Earlier this year, it was reported that Malaysia ranks 57th in the global corruption perception index. Unfortunately, corruption is still...

Ft Kopi Ft Kopi
News1 day ago

Price of Drinks at Kopitiams Will Increase Up To 60 sen Starting Jan 2022

Although economic activities have resumed ever since the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions, businesses have continued to face other problems, including...

Collage 5 1 Collage 5 1
News1 day ago

MP: Limiting Beer Sales In F&B Outlets Interferes With The Lives Of Non-Muslims

Just last month, Dewan Bandara Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) had started to enforce the ban on the sale of hard liquor...


Latest Videos