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MACC arrests 2 former secretaries to Shafie Apdal

 | October 22, 2017

Duo remanded for five days to assist investigations into alleged embezzlement of public funds.


KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested two former secretaries to former rural and regional development minister, Mohd Shafie Apdal to assist in its probe into the alleged embezzlement of RM1.5 billion in public funds in Sabah.

MACC Deputy Chief Commissioner (Operations) Azam Baki when contacted last night confirmed the arrests.

“They were arrested in Putrajaya yesterday and remanded for five days until Tuesday to assist in the investigation of the case,” he said.

The RM1.5 billion fund is part of the federal government’s RM7.5 billion allocation through a ministry for the implementation of rural projects in Sabah from 2009 to 2015.


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