(File pix) Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a police corporal for allegedly soliciting and receiving a bribe of RM3,000 from a religious teacher. Pix by Mohd Adam Arinin

JOHOR BARU: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a police corporal for allegedly soliciting and receiving a bribe of RM3,000 from a religious teacher.

The suspect, attached with Kulai police headquarters' Criminal Investigations Department, was claimed to have accepted the money as an inducement to settle a drug-related case involving the teacher.

The 49-year-old man was picked up at a workshop at 9.30pm last night to assist the investigation.

Following the arrest, MACC investigators raided two locations in Johor and seized a bank account and several documents related to the case.

The case is being investigated under Section 17(a) of the MACC Act 2009.

Johor MACC director Datuk Azmi Alias confirmed the arrest and said the suspect have been remanded for seven days.

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