Netizen 24 MYS: Former Federal Minister's Brother Detained By MACC

By On October 10, 2017

Former Federal Minister's Brother Detained By MACC



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October 10, 2017 23:47 PM

Former Federal Minister's Brother Detained By MACC

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 10 (Bernama) -- The younger brother of a former federal minister was detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to assist investigations into the misappropriation of rural development funds in Sabah, estimated at more than RM1.5 billion, between 2009 and 2015.
According to sources, the 52-year-old man was arrested at the MACC office at about 10.30pm today when he was at the agency's office to give a state ment on the fund embezzlement probe, while MACC deputy commissioner (operations) Datuk Seri Azam Baki confirmed the arrest when contacted by Bernama.
With the latest arrest, MACC has detained seven people to assist investigations into the case.
Six of the seven individuals were detained in Sabah while another was held in Putrajaya and from the five detained in Sabah earlier, four were politicians while another was a businessman.
Earlier today, the MACC searched the house of the former federal minister's younger brother in Putatan near here.
According to sources, the search was conducted by a team of five MACC officers from 2.30pm to 6pm.
After the raid, the MACC team returned to the Sabah MACC office with the individual as well as several documents but before the raid, the individual had gone to the Sabah MACC office this morning to assist investigations on the misappropriation of rural development funds.
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