Latheefa Not Involved, Deputy Leading Probe on PKR Minister

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Newly-minted Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said she will be not involved in investigations over graft allegations involving a federal minister.

Latheefa said this in response to queries on a report lodged by Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam Tuesday (June 11).

“MACC will investigate all reports in a professional manner and will not take any sides.

“The investigations will be handled by my deputy and his investigation team. I will not be involved in any way, whether in the investigations or decision making,” she said in statement Wednesday (June 12).

“I make this report hoping that the new MACC chief will act without bias and will take action against any parties, including those from her (former) political party,” Lokman had said.

Latheefa has three deputies, but MACC deputy commissioner (operations) Azam Baki is in charge of investigations.