MACC probing Seri Iskandar airport land sale

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IPOH: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has launched an investigation into the sale of land proposed for the event of a global airport in Seri Iskandar.

Perak MACC chief Datuk Mohd Fauzi Mohamad stated this adopted a report acquired from Manjoi assemblyman Datuk Asmuni Awi yesterday.

“We have began an investigation to establish whether or not there are any offences underneath the MACC Act 2009. The MACC will name up a number of people to help within the probe quickly,” he informed Bernama when contacted Wednesday (April 6).

Fauzi, nonetheless, refused to disclose the names of the people involved.

On Tuesday (April 5), 4 state govt council members within the earlier Pakatan Harapan (PH) authorities, together with Asmuni, known as on the MACC to research the sale of the 188ha plot of land belonging to the Perak State Development Corporation (PKNP) to a personal firm.

They claimed that the matter was by no means mentioned at state govt council or PNKP board of administrators conferences throughout the PH administration.

Last Thursday (March 31), Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Saarani Mohamad stated the land was offered when PH was in energy as a result of throughout the Barisan Nasional administration, the land was reserved for PKNP for the aim of constructing the airport.

The matter got here to mild after Aulong assemblyman Nga Kor Ming, throughout the Perak State Assembly sitting final Tuesday (March 29), claimed that the land had been offered with out the permission of the state authorities. – Bernama



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