42 canteen operators charged since 2019

Kalidevi Mogan Kumarappa

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission warns that submitting false documents to win contracts to run school canteens is a crime. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 15, 2020.

THE Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested 46 canteen operators since 2019 for submitting false financial statements to obtain canteen management tenders in schools nationwide.

Of this number, 42 were charged, with 13 being found guilty, said MACC deputy commissioner (operations) Ahmad Kushairi Yahaya.

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