GEORGE TOWN – Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has dismissed the allegation by a Barisan Nasional MP about a house that he bought in Penang and described it as a lies.
Lim posted on his Twitter by saying that the house was bought through a sub-sale and not from the developer.
“More lies by Umno trying to equate me with BN. Bought 40-year-old house through sub-sale not through developer, will reply tomorrow,” Lim tweeted on Thursday.
Tasek Gelugor MP Datuk Shahbudin Yahaya said the house in Georgetown, valued at RM2.5 million in 2008, was bought by Lim in Oct last year for only RM2.8 million, although after an extensive renovations of the property.
He claimed the price of the property that has been bought by Lim has not reflected the current price of property in Penang.
Shahbudin further claim that sale was conducted by a company owned by someone linked to the house bought by Lim.
He also urged Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) to investigate the matter.