Latest blow to MACC’s image: Senior officer and staff member charged for khalwat…

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8 March 2018

MACC senior officer, staff member face khalwat charges

Mohd Farhan Darwis


A MALAYSIAN Anti-Corruption Commission senior officer and a staff member appeared at the Petaling Jaya shariah subordinate court today to face khalwat charges.

The charging of the two for khalwat, or close proximity between an unmarried couple, was deferred after lawyer Fadhlina Sidek applied for closed-door proceedings, saying the case involves classified materials related to national security.

Judge Syukran Yusof set May 3 for the decision on the application.

A bail of RM2,000 was set for each of them.

Prosecuting officer Fairus Jaafar said the duo will be charged under Section 29(a) and (b) of the Shariah Criminal Offences (Selangor) Enactment 1995.

It was reported that the two were arrested by Selangor Islamic Affairs Department (Jais) officers after being found together “in close proximity” in a condominium unit in Taman Esquire, Seri Kembangan, on December 16 last year.

16 December 2017



Jais detains two MACC officers early morning

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The Selangor Religious Authority (Jais) has reportedly detained two MACC officers.

According to a source, one of the detainees is a director in one of the divisions in the anti-graft commission.

The source told Malaysiakini the couple – a man and a single mother – were detained at a condominium in Seri Kembangan at approximately 3am today.

Jais tahan 2 pegawai SPRM disyaki khalwat

JABATAN Agama Islam Selangor (Jais) menahan dua pegawai Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia (SPRM) di sebuah kondominium di Seri Kembangan, Selangor pada awal pagi Sabtu, lapor portal Mstar Online.Portal itu mendapat pengesahan dariapada sumber SPRM, yang maklum mengenai dua pegawainya ditahan Jais.

Dalam masa sama, sumber Jais turut mengesahkan mengenai satu tangkapan dalam operasi penguatkuasaannya di Seri Kembangan pada kira-kira pukul 3 pagi.

Menurut portal itu, difahamkan, kedua-dua pegawai SPRM itu ditahan kerana disyaki dalam keadaan mencurigakan di sebuah unit di kondominium di Seri Kembangan.

Menurut portal itu lagi, lelaki yang ditahan adalah pengarah di salah satu bahagian SPRM, manakala pasangannya bertugas di bahagian yang mengendalikan urusan ketua pesuruhjaya suruhanjaya itu. – 16 Disember, 2017.

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