MACC detains special adviser to Johor MP over ‘false’ claims

The man is understood to have submitted false claims to the MP’s service centre for the supply of food worth RM58,000 for an open house

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has detained a “Datuk” who serves as a special adviser to an MP in Johor over false claims amounting to RM58,000.

According to a source, the 43-year-old man is understood to have submitted false claims to the MP’s service centre for the supply of food worth RM58,000 for an open house.

It is understood that the suspect will be brought to the KL Magistrate’s Court tomorrow for a remand application.

When contacted, KL MACC director Razaliah Abdul Rahman confirmed the arrest.

“The claims were made in 2019 and the Datuk was arrested today at the MACC office just now.”

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