An integrated operation codenamed ‘Ops Gergaji’ with the aim of eradicating corruption and tax evasion through illegal logging activities yesterday saw law enforcers raiding 48 premises and freezing a total of RM560 million in company or individual accounts.
The operation that begun around 9.30am involved 400 enforcers from Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak was spearheaded by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in collaboration with the state government. Other agencies involved were the Police, General Operations Force, State Forestry Department and Inland Revenue Board.
The operation was launched following public tip-offs and thorough surveillance by MACC and other government agencies, MACC said through a press statement yesterday.
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