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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Sabah Water Scandal: 23 quizzed so far

KOTA KINABALU - Graft busters have questioned 23 people in connection with the seizure of more than RM114mil worth of cash and properties from two Sabah Water Department officials.

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) sources said that among those quizzed was a younger sibling of department director Ag Tahir Ag Talib, who was arrested with his deputy Teo Chee Kong on Oct 4.

The sources said no further arrest had been made in connection with the case, which is said to be the nation’s largest power abuse, corruption and money laundering investigation.

They said Ag Tahir and Teo were expected to assist the MACC in repatriating money kept in several banks overseas under the Mutual Legal Assistance scheme.

“We will be calling in Lands and Survey Department officials on Oct 10 to value the 127 land titles seized in our operations,” the officials said.

They said the land titles involved were those for housing, agriculture and commercial purposes throughout Sabah.

The sources said their checks also revealed that the luxury vehicles seized from Ag Tahir were bought under the name of a company owned by a younger sibling.

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