MACC nabs Petronas Carigali officer, 2 others over suspected graft


PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained three individuals including a senior Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB) officer over suspected graft involving RM23.7 million.

The arrests were carried out between 2.40pm and 3pm yesterday, The Star reported.

The 45-year-old PCSB officer, who is a project delivery manager, was detained at his office in Petronas Twin Towers, while the 57-year-old director of a company that carried out work for PCSB was arrested at his house in Jalan Cheras.

The third individual, a 28-year-old former PCSB technical assistant, was detained at his home in Puncak Alam.

According to the report, the men are believed to have submitted three inflated invoices for a drilling project between April and June 2015.

PCSB had made full payment to the company but no work was ever carried out, it said.

The trio were held overnight at the MACC headquarters and will be remanded today.