Jana Wibawa: Adam Radlan slapped with fresh charges

BUSINESSMAN Adam Radlan Adam Muhammad who was accused with two counts of corruption yesterday (Feb 21), was charged today with two more counts of taking bribes totaling RM4.1 mil in connection with the Jana Wibawa project before the Shah Alam Sessions Court.

The Segambut Bersatu deputy division leader pleaded not guilty to both charges before judge Rozilah Salleh, according to Bernama.

He was accused of receiving bribes totaling RM4.1 million from Lian Tan Chuan and Mat Jusoh Mamat via a CIMB Bank Bhd account belonging to Bayu Bumiraya Sdn Bhd, of which he is a director, on both counts.

Moreover, the money was given to Adam Radlan as gratification for assisting Nepturis Sdn Bhd and MIE Infrastructure & Energy Sdn Bhd in obtaining two government projects, namely the Klang Utara district head office, valued RM141 mil, and the building of Jalan Sungai Adam to Kampung Banat, Perlis, costing RM47.8 mil.

Furthermore, Adam Radlan was charged with committing the offences at the CIMB Bank Berhad Jaya One branch in Petaling Jaya between Nov 26, 2021 and Jan 5, 2023.

The charges were framed under Section 16(a)(A) of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009, and punishable under Section 24( 1) of the same law, which provides imprisonment for up to 20 years and a fine of not less than five times the value of the bribe or RM10,000, whichever is higher, if found guilty. — Feb 22, 2023


Main photo credit: Malaysiakini

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