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Covid-19: Office boy in remand over fake vaccination digital cert syndicate

KOTA KINABALU: An office boy is in remand for seven days from Tuesday (Jan 12) for allegedly soliciting bribes from the public for the purpose of getting the Covid-19 Vaccination Digital Certificate in the MySejahtera app last October.

The remand order was issued by Magistrate Jessica Ombou Kakayun following an application by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

The 31-year-old suspect was arrested at about 1.30 pm Tuesday at the MACC office here.

He was believed to have solicited bribes of over RM2,000 from the public for the purpose of getting the Covid-19 Vaccination Digital Certificate in the MySejahtera app in October 2021.

He was also believed to have given bribes to volunteers at a vaccination centre as a reward for registering names of unvaccinated individuals to get the digital certificate. – Bernama



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