Bahri denies retiring due to SRC probe, applied retirement six months ago – MACC

 |Jan 3, 2017

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The outgoing Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)  Special Ops division director Bahri Mohamed Zin has denied retiring early due to disappointment that probe into SRC International failed to be brought to court.

In a statement issued by MACC today evening, it is learnt that the anti-graft commission had contacted the retired director to clarify on the matter published in a media portal, had denied making such statement.

MACC also confirmed that Bahri had made an application to the government for early retirement six months ago.

“The application is in accordance with the Public Services Department’s rules where a government official who wants to retire early should make an application at least six months prior to the retirement date.” said in the statement.

Bahri held the position as the Special Ops division director since June 26, 2014 ended his service effective on Dec 30, 2016.

Earlier it was reported in the media that Bahri quit the position out of frustration for unable to push SRC case for prosecution.

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