JOHOR BAHRU: Johor state executive council member Abdul Latif Bandi, who was detained to facilitate investigations into alleged corruption and embezzlement of property in the state, was released today.
Johor Bahru Lower Court senior assistant registrar Saba’aton Daud ordered the release of the 51-year-old on bail of RM200,000 by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
MACC detained Latif on March 9. An order for his remand, for a week beginning March 10, was obtained to facilitate investigations under Section 17(a) of the MACC Act and the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act.
MACC also seized 150 handbags, a Toyota Vellfire and RM41,000 from his home.