Arul Kanda questioned by cops

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  • Thursday, 27 Sep 2018

PETALING JAYA: Former 1MDB president and chief executive officer Arul Kanda Kandasamy (pic) was questioned by police on Wednesday (Sept 26).

Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) chief Comm Datuk Seri Amar Singh confirmed that he was called in for questioning but did not divulge any further details.

"Yes, I can confirm that we called in Arul Kanda yesterday," he said when contacted on Thursday (Sept 27).

A source confirmed that Arul was questioned in connection with the investigation into 1MDB.

It is learnt that Arul Kanda was questioned for nearly five hours. Sources say that he was called in as part as their investigations into 1MDB.

Malaysiakini reported that Arul was questioned over his 1MDB roadshows in the lead up to the 14th General Election.

On Sept 20, former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was hit with 25 charges of graft and money laundering relating to transactions amounting to RM2.3bil that are linked to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

On the same day, Najib was called up by the police to give his statement.

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