MACC Releases Abu Samah

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Malaysia National Cycling Federation (MNCF) president Datuk Abu Samah Wahab was released from Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) custody yesterday.


Abu Samah, who was picked up by MACC at his home in Malacca earlier this week and supposed to be detained for four days until tomorrow, is being investigated for alleged abuse of power.

MNCF vice-president Datuk Amarjit Singh confirmed that Abu Samah had been released.

“I have just spoken to him. He is doing fine and is in good spirits. I am sure it will be okay.”

Amarjit, who is a member of the UCI executive management committee, is in Switzerland for a UCI meeting.

Abu Samah could not be reached for comments. – NST

Earlier report: Jan 31, Syed Saddiq: Give MACC Space to Investigate Cycling Federation Head for Alleged Abuse of Power