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M’sian Anti-Corruption Senior Officer Charged with Misappropriating RM25 Million Cash Evidence

today4 January 2022


Lawyers representing MACC senior enforcer Shahrum Nizam Baharuddin (source: Malay Mail)

According to Malay Mail, a Malaysian-Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) senior enforcer has been charged at the Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur with a criminal breach of trust involving RM25 million cash evidence linked to a major corruption case.

Shahrum Nizam Baharuddin, 40, pleaded not guilty to the charge under Section 409 of the Penal Code.

According to the charge sheet, Shahrum was charged in his capacity as a civil servant – specifically a Grade 44 senior enforcer – whereby he was entrusted with the monies and committed criminal breach of trust involving the said monies.

The offence was allegedly committed between Dec 17, 2018 and April 9, 2019 at the Special Action Branch division chief’s room at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters, Putrajaya.

The cash was previously seized as part of the agency’s…

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Written by: Karissa Lund

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