Order to remand three people for marriages that crossed the border

KANGAR – A remand ordered against three men, including a marriage registrar that ended on Sunday (9 June), was extended by another three days in order to assist investigations into allegations of bribery.

According to a source from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, Senior Assistant Registrar Ahmad Hamdi Mustafar of Kangar High Court extended the remand until June 12,

Bernama reported on June 5 that three suspects — a registrar for marriages in 40s, a company owner in 20s and his father in 50s — were remanded in custody for five days in order to help in the investigation into graft accusations involving RM1,18mil in relation to registering marriages of Malaysian couple across the border, without adhering the prescribed procedures.

Also read: Three arrested for marriages outside the border

When contacted, Mohd Adha Abgani, the director of Perlis MACC, confirmed that the matter was under investigation and stated that it was being investigated in accordance with Section 17(a), MACC Act 2009.

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