Warisan veep Peter Anthony remanded five days in graft probe

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah vice-president Datuk Peter Anthony and a businessman have been remanded for five days in a graft probe into the alleged siphoning of funds meant for rural projects in Sabah.  

Magistrate Stephanie Sherron Abbie allowed for the two to be remanded for five days until Tuesday.  

Anthony, 46, and the 52-year-old businessman were among three people nabbed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday in its probe into the alleged fraud.  

Another person - a 40-year-old former deputy under secretary (infrastructure) from the Rural and Regional Development Ministry - was also nabbed in Putrajaya over the case.  

She was remanded for six days until Oct 11.

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