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Wednesday September 3, 2014 MYT 6:53:00 PM
Wednesday September 3, 2014 MYT 6:56:15 PM
by farik zolkepli
PETALING JAYA: A total of 22 people, including 12 Customs department officers were detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for corruption involving smuggling items.
Among those detained were 10 company owners and their agents as well as a lorry driver who transported the smuggled items.
MACC deputy chief commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull said all were detained in a special operation in the Klang Valley.
“We also seized money from those detained and the smuggled items from a warehouse.
“One of the Customs officers is a state director,” he said in a statement on Wednesday.
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