JOHOR BARU: A Bangladeshi labourer was charged at the Sessions Court here today with corruption for attempting to bribe a police officer.
Horibol Sharker, 32, was accused of giving a RM2,000 bribe to a police inspector as an inducement to not take any action against a woman who was arrested on suspicion of prostitution and immigration offences.
He allegedly commited the offence at the Sungai Rengit police station on August 25 at 7.20 pm.
He is charged under Section 17(b) of the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission Act 2009, which is punishable under Section 24 of the same Act.
No plea was recorded as MACC prosecuting officer Nor Syarina Raizan asked the court to appoint an interpreter for the accused, who was not represented.
Judge Kamarudin Kamsun then set December 7 for remention of the case.