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from BERNAMA, The Malaysian National News Agency KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 (Bernama) -- Members of the public made up the biggest group of people charged with corruption last year.
According to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) 2010 Annual Report, of the 381 people charged, 193 were members of the public, followed by 131 civil servants, 56 private sector employees and one politician.
It said 811 cases were handled by the lower courts in 2010, including over 300 new cases.
A total of 435 cases were disposed of, including 309 in which the accused were convicted and 103 in which the accused were acquitted and discharged without their defence being …