‘Datuk’ Deputy DG, Six Others Remanded over GE14 Funds Released on Bail

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Suspects allegedly abused government funds worth millions of ringgit.

A deputy director-general of a division in the Prime Minister’s Department with the title of ‘Datuk’, remanded by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to facilitate investigation into alleged abusing of GE14 funds, was released today.

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Six Administrative and Diplomatic Officers, who were detained with the suspect in connection with the misappropriation of government funds worth millions of ringgit were also released, according to Bernama.

Magistrate Azizah Ahmad allowed the 49-year-old man and six others to be released on MACC bail and one surety.

They were remanded for five days from August 28.

They were arrested to assist investigations under Section 23 of the MACC Act 2009 for abuse of power.

Earlier report: Aug 28, ‘Datuk’, Six Govt Servants from PM’s Dept Remanded over Missing GE14 Funds