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Two People Who Tried To Bribe Traffic Cops With RM50 Ended Up With RM10,000 Fine

They were also sentenced to jail.

Cover image via Sin Chew Daily

Two people were fined and sentenced to jail in Johor Bahru earlier today, 12 November, for attempting to bribe traffic cops with RM50

Sin Chew Daily reported that the 26-year-old man and the 33-year-old woman had tried to bribe traffic cops to avoid getting summonses. 

The man works as a watch salesman while the woman is a sous-chef.

Image via Sin Chew Daily

The pair was taken to court by Johor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)

The pair pleaded guilty after charges were read out to them in court, and appealed to Judge Kamarudin Kamsun for a lighter sentence.

They also promised not to repeat the offence.

On top of a RM10,000 fine, the man and woman were eventually sentenced to three and seven days in jail respectively

According to Judge Kamarudin, the pair faces maximum punishment for bribing traffic cops as it is a serious offence. 

He also wishes that the punishment serves as a warning to the public. 

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