Four-day remand for Tabung Haji COO in MACC probe


PUTRAJAYA: Lembaga Tabung Haji chief operating officer Datuk Adi Azuan Abdul Ghani has been remanded by the MACC as the anti-graft agency conducts a probe against him.

He will be held for four days until Dec 22.

Adi Azuan is being investigated under section 17 (a) of the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission Act.

Magistrate Shah Wira Abdul Halim granted MACC prospectors application for the remand.

Adi Azuan was arrested in connection with investigation into the use of Tabung Haji's interior decorator company to carry out renovation work costing RM400,000 on his house.

He was arrested on Tuesday around 8.30pm at the MACC headquarters

Tabung Haji had, on Nov 30, lodged a police report over the misuse of the pilgrim's monies and for misrepresentation in a corporate deal.

Two reports were lodged against former office holders, namely former chairman Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim, former chief executive officers, Tan Sri Ismee Ismail and Datuk Seri Johan Abdullah, Adi Azuan, chief financial officer Datuk Rozaida Omar, legal adviser Hazlina Mohd Khalid and senior general manager for corporate services and real estate Rifina Md Ariff.

MACC , Tabung Haji , Corruption