Umno Deputy Division Chief Arrested over Misappropriation of OKU Fund

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An Umno deputy division chief has been arrested for alleged misappropriation of RM500,000 fund from a disabled (OKU) association.

Perak Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) director Datuk Mohd Fauzi Mohamad confirmed the matter when contacted today.

Mohd Fauzi said the 61-year-old man, who is also the chairman of the said association, was arrested by MACC officers on Sept 3.

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“MACC received a report on that matter and the man had allegedly transferred about RM500,000 from the association fund to his personal account,” he said.

Mohd Fauzi added that the case was being investigated under Section 24 of the MACC Act 2009 for abuse of power for personal gratification. – NST