Thursday, January 5, 2017
Ministry Sec-gen, his two sons remanded in corruption probe
The 59-year-old secretary-general and his sons, aged 29 and 34, arrived at the magistrate’s court here in separate cars at 9.40am on Thursday.
They were clad in orange coloured t-shirts bearing the words “LOKAP SPRM” and had their faces covered.
Magistrate Nik Isfahanie Tasnim W. Ab. Rahman allowed an application by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission prosecutor Ahmad Akram Gharib for the three to be remanded for seven days.
On Wednesday, MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Azam Baki confirmed that the main suspect in the case as Mohd Arif.
His two sons were arrested at the MACC headquarters here after they were called in for questioning Wednesday.
Officers who conducted a 12-hour search at Mohd Arif 's house found gold bars, 150 luxury handbags, branded watches and foreign currencies.
The gold bars and Australian and Euro currencies seized were estimated at RM3mil.
The designer handbags were from brands such as Chanel, Hermes, Dior, Louis Vuitton and Gucci.
Prices for some of these bags range from RM7,000 to RM100,000 each.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:32:00 PM