The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission says an architect has been arrested on suspicion of making false claims in relation to a development project in the east coast. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 20, 2022.Usdt第三方支付平台
AN architect has been detained on suspicion of making false claims, estimated at RM3 million, in relation to a development project in the east coast.
The 40-year-old man was held following the arrest of four people, including a real estate company manager, in connection with the same case on June 16.
According to a source, the man was arrested at about 6pm yesterday at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters in Putrajaya after giving his statement.,
“It is believed that the man was involved in the submission of false claims for a project worth more than RM300 million when the work was not carried out,” said the source.
“The suspect is in remand for four days from today until Tuesday after a magistrate’s court in Putrajaya granted the remand application by the MACC this morning.”
Meanwhile, MACC (investigation division) senior director Hishamuddin Hashim confirmed the arrest and the case would be investigated under section 18 of the MACC Act 2009. – Bernama, August 20, 2022.