Phang Li Koon arrested


GEORGE TOWN: Phang Li Koon (pic), who sold the Pinhorn Road bungalow to Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, is believed to have been arrested by police and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission officers.

It is not known where and when Phang was arrested but a senior state government official confirmed the arrest.

In a statement on May 25, the MACC said it has completed its probe into the bungalow purchase and submitted the investigation papers to Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali.

The MACC had also said appropriate legal action would be taken if the A-G was satisfied with the explanation given by the anti-graft body in its investigation papers.

It was reported that Lim has been under investigation by the MACC for alleged corrupt practices involving the purchase of the bungalow on July 28 last year.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: -1
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Education should bring out the best in students, says Dr Mah
Covid-19: Six cases linked to VOC detected between June 20-22
Claims of SOP non-compliance at Pulapol KL being investigated, says Bukit Aman
Covid-19: Child, teen among 84 fatalities on Thursday (June 24)
Melaka MCA helps to address shortages of equipment at vaccination centres
761 detained for MCO violations on Wednesday (June 23)
Ismail Sabri: Several areas in Kedah, Sabah under EMCO from June 26-July 9
Construction industry supply chain affected by lockdown, says Builders Association
Covid-19: PM to announce ‘big’ aid package soon, says KJ
Saravanan: M'sia, Indonesia to resume talks on recruitment, placement of domestic helpers

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers