The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has frozen RM4 million in several bank accounts of a Sarawak assistant minister to probe into alleged corruption and abuse of power.
Its Investigation Division director, Mohamad Jamidan Abdullah said the action was taken after they received reports of abuse of power involving the construction of a state government building.
“The MACC received reports of alleged corruption and abuse of power involving the construction of Baitul Makmur II, a 16-storey building worth RM250 million.
In order to investigate these allegations, we recorded statements from a Sarawak assistant minister,” he said in a statement issued by MACC Sarawak here.
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