PETALING JAYA: Abdul Malik Dasthigeer, or more commonly known as “Dato Malik”, has been detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
A source close to Malik said he was detained earlier this morning under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 (Amla).
“He is still being questioned by MACC and yet to be released,” said the source.
A source from MACC also confirmed the matter, saying Malik is being questioned by the anti-graft agency’s officers.
Malik is the founder and chairman of Malik Group of Companies, which comprises Malik Streams Corporation Sdn Bhd, Malik Maju Sdn Bhd, Malik Streams Properties Sdn Bhd, Malik Streams Antenna Movies Sdn Bhd, and Malik Streams Production & Distribution.
He is well known for bringing in artistes from India to perform Tamil concerts in Malaysia.