Embezzlement Of Funds For Rural Project: 52-year-old Brother Of Former Federal Minister Released

Embezzlement Of Funds For Rural Project: 52-year-old Brother Of Former Federal Minister Released

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 19 ( Bernama) — One of the two younger brothers of a former federal minister detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for investigation into the alleged embezzlement of funds, involving RM180 million, for rural projects in Sabah was released today.

The 52-year-old man was released at 10 am on a bail of RM50,000 with RM25,000 in deposit and two sureties.

The order was issued by Magistrate Stephanie Sherron Abbie at a proceeding at a private hospital here, where the man was receiving treatment.

He was detained by MACC last Oct 10 and was ordered to be in remand for 10 days to facilitate MACC’s investigation.

BERNAMA