FT Lands director told to freeze transactions on DBKL land
This follows a discussion with Chief Secretary to the Government Ali Hamsa, who had been urged to intervene in the allegedly dubious sale of 64 lots of land in Kuala Lumpur.
Sixty-four lots of DBKL land have allegedly been sold without open tender.
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Territories director of the Kuala Lumpur Lands and Mines Office has been instructed to freeze all transactions involving the transfer of land owned by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) since May 10.
Sharez Izuan Md Zaidi said this followed a discussion with Chief Secretary to the Government Ali Hamsa, who is also chairman of the Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory working committee on the issue of DBKLâs land sales.
On Wednesday, Seputeh MP Teresa Kok had urged Ali Hamsa to intervene in the allegedly d ubious sale of 64 lots of land in Kuala Lumpur. She said only the chief secretary to the government had the authority to issue directives to the Land Office preventing it from approving land deals.
She was also reported to have held a meeting with Kuala Lumpur mayor Mhd Amin Nordin Abd Aziz and 10 MPs in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.
Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng had previously lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on the sale of 64 lots of DBKL land between 2014 and 2018.
The report on the 171.7 hectares of land was handed over to the Federal Territory MACC on May 15.
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