MACC nabs govt agency director
LABUAN: The Malaysian AntiCorruption Commission yesterday confirmed it has arrested a director of a federal government agency and two contractors to assist in investigations into a case of abuse of power and bribery.
An MACC source said the 59-yearold director was arrested at the Putrajaya MACC head office at 11.50am while the two other suspects, in their 40s, were arrested at the Labuan MACC head office at 6.30pm. The arrest of the director was confirmed by MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Azam Baki.
The source said MACC has frozen 12 bank accounts belonging to the director and members of his family which had a total of RM889,000, believed to be part of millions of ringgit allegedly obtained through corruption.
It was learnt MACC would attempt to trace other bank accounts linked to the suspect as it is believed more money had been moved elsewhere. – Bernama