Ex-Penang Port Commission top official arrested by MACC

MACC officers raided the home of the former Penang Port Commission official after taking his statement.

GEORGE TOWN: A former Penang Port Commission top official has been arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

A source said the man, in his 50s, was arrested after he gave a statement at the Penang MACC headquarters at Northam Road here this afternoon. MACC officers later raided his home.

The man previously served in a senior position in a Penang statutory body.

The source said MACC also arrested a Penang-based businessman.

FMT is awaiting confirmation from MACC on the arrests.

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