PUTRAJAYA – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained a five-day remand order to investigate the chairman of an engineering consultancy firm over his involvement in the Penang undersea tunnel project.
Magistrate Ainna Sherina Saipolamin allowed the 62-year-old “Datuk Seri” to be held in custody until Jan 29.
The man arrived at the Putrajaya magistrate’s court at 9.35am on Thursday (Jan 25) clad in orange MACC lock-up attire.
The man is the fourth person to be arrested in the MACC’s large-scale probe into the case He was detained at 2.44pm on Wednesday (Jan 24) after having his statement recorded at the MACC headquarters here.
On Wednesday, a senior engineering consultant in her 50s was remanded for five days. Earlier this month, two high-ranking Datuks of development and construction companies spent a total of 11 days in MACC custody after being detained. – The Star Online