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Three cops claim trial to graft charges

JOHOR BARU (29/03/2017): A police inspector and two constables pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here to separate graft charges.
Insp Isa Ahmad, 30, who is attached to the Johor police headquarters, was charged with soliciting RM1,000 from Zanariah Mat as an inducement to free Wan Karmizi Muhammad, who was detained on Dec 19, 2015.
He allegedly committed the offence at the Legal Advisor's Office in Nusajaya, here, at about 3.30 pm on Dec 23, 2015.
Kons Rhomarino Rafie, 33, who is attached to South Johor Bahru headquarters, was charged with two counts of soliciting RM10,000 and RM7,000 from Zanariah for a similar inducement.
Both offences were committed at the South Johor Bahru IPD at about 2pm and at a restaurant in front of South Johor Bahru IPD at about 5pm on Dec 21, 2015.
Isa and Rhomario were charged under Section 16(a)(B) of the MACC Act 2009 punishable under Section 24 of the same act which provides for a jail term of not more than 20 years and a fine of not less than five times the aggregate amount or value of the gratification or RM10,000, whichever is higher.
Kons S. Logeshvaran 31, the third accused, also pleaded not guilty to soliciting and accepting a bribe of RM2,000 in 2016.
He is attached to Pendas General Operations Force in Gelang Patah near here and was charged with soliciting and receiving the bribe from a foreign worker as an inducement not to take action against him for not having a valid work permit.
The offences were committed at a petrol station in Nusa Perintis, Gelang Patah, at about 2 pm and 4.40pm on June 12 last year.
Logeshvaran was charged under Section 16(a)(b) and Section 17(a) of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 and punishable under Section 24 of the same Act.
The prosecution against Isa, Rhomarino and Logeshvaran was conducted by MACC deputy public prosecutor Ridzuan Abdul Malek.
Isa was represented by counsels Mohd Ashram Zakaria and Muhammad Ashraf Mohd Diah, Rhomarino by counsel Mohamad Isa Mohamad Basir while Logeshvaran was unrepresented.
Judge Kamarudin Kamsun allowed Logeshvaran bail of RM9,000 with one surety while Isa and Rhomarino were each allowed RM8,000 bail with one surety.
The court fixed May 8 for mention. – Bernama



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