KUALA LUMPUR – The Defence Ministry will conduct its own internal investigations and audits over allegations on defence spending by the previous administration, says Mohamad Sabu.
The new Defence Minister, who was on his first official visit to Wisma Pertahanan on Tuesday, told reporters that he would not act on hearsay.
“We will not act on hearsay. We will have our own internal audits from time to time.
“If there is something to look into, we will have an internal investigations.
“If that does not work then we can call for external investigations. If the matter is serious, we can bring it up to Cabinet,” he said.
Mohamad said action would only be taken based on evidence.
He said that he would spend his first week on duty on briefings on military issues and administrative issues.
“The Armed Forces is not a new organisation. It has a lot of experience and I hope to share this experience,” he said. – The Star Online