Le­gal di­rec­tor, lawyer called to give state­ments

New Straits Times - - News - By Hashini Kav­ishtri Kan­nan

PUTRAJAYA: An­other two in­di­vid­u­als have been called in to the Malaysian Anti-Cor­rup­tion Com­mis­sion head­quar­ters here yes­ter­day to have their state­ments recorded.

The two, both women, are as­sist­ing with the on­go­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the pur­chase of a lux­ury ho­tel in Lon­don by Felda In­vest­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (FIC).

They are Felda Le­gal Divi­sion di­rec­tor Hel­wani Luk­man and an­other lawyer Amy Loh Shook Fun, be­lieved to be the part­ner of the lawyer ar­rested by MACC last week.

Both women ar­rived sep­a­rately at the com­mis­sion of­fice here at about 10am and 11.50am.

MACC yes­ter­day called in a for­mer mem­ber of the FIC board of

di­rec­tors, Datuk Noor Eh­sanud­din Mohd Harun Nar­rashid, for fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

He was present at the com­mis­sion on Tues­day.

Eh­sanud­din ar­rived at 10am and left the build­ing at 12pm.

It is be­lieved that Eh­sanud­din and two for­mer di­rec­tors, Datuk Nik Az­man Mo­hamed Zain and Datuk Dr Omar Salim, will be sum­moned again to MACC at 11am to­day.

MACC is in­ves­ti­gat­ing FIC’s pur­chase of a prop­erty in Lon­don be­tween 2013 and 2015, for £60 mil­lion (RM330 mil­lion). FIC is the in­vest­ment arm of Felda.

Mean­while, MACC in­ves­ti­ga­tions de­part­ment di­rec­tor Datuk Simi Abd Ghani con­firmed that the two in­di­vid­u­als and Eh­sanud­din were called in to as­sist in the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

“We do not rule out the pos­si­bil­ity of more ar­rests (in connection with the probe).”

Felda Le­gal Divi­sion di­rec­tor Hel­wani Luk­man ar­riv­ing to give her state­ment at the MACC of­fice in Putrajaya yes­ter­day.

RAH­MAT PIX BY ABD RAHIM

Lawyer Amy Loh Shook Fun at the MACC of­fice in Putrajaya yes­ter­day.

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