Six cops released, remand order against lawyer, DPP extended over graft allegations

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  • Monday, 22 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The remand order against a lawyer and a deputy public prosecutor (DPP) over alleged corruption involving the release of illegal immigrants has been extended for two days.

MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Seri Azam Baki, said six policemen, who had previously been remanded to assist with the investigations, were released on Monday (July 22).

"I can only confirm that the remand of a lawyer and a DPP has been extended, while the six policemen who were detained have been released," he told reporters after the opening a transparency workshop here.

On July 20, six police officers from the Hulu Selangor district police headquarters as well as the lawyer and DPP were detained by the MACC to assist with investigations into the case. -Bernama

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