A senior federal counsel was slapped with two counts of bribery at the Sessions Court for receiving RM600,000 to ensure that a person was charged in court for cheating.
In the first charge, Lim Cheah Yit, 42, was accused of receiving RM500,000 from Goh Kim Heong on March 8.
The bribe was said to be an inducement to influence the Penang prosecution director to charge one Chan Eng Leong under Section 420 of the Penal Code for cheating as per investigation paper No. TL/JSJK/KS/541/19 submitted by the northeast district police headquarters.
He allegedly received the bribe at Room 801, I am Singer Family Karaoke at the Gurney Paragon Mall in George Town.
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