MACC nabs former MIC Vice President for graft


PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested another ‘Tan Sri’ businessman for corruption. Suspect is also former MIC’s Vice President served under the leadership of Former MIC President, Datuk Seri Palanivel.

The 63-year-old suspect, who is a contractor for the Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID), was detained for allegedly submitting fraudulent claims to the department.

The claims were related to the supply of geotubes to carry out river restoration works using dredging and excavation methods for the DID.The man was arrested at his home in Johor at 10.30am Wednesday. MACC deputy commissioner of operations Datuk Azam Baki confirmed the arrest. More to come – The Star


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