MACC to look into allegations of abuse over Sabah's RM100 MCO assistance

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  • Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020

KOTA KINABALU: Graft-busters have set up a task force to look into allegations that the RM100 assistance for groceries for those most affected by the movement control order (MCO) amid the Covid-19 pandemic has been misused.

According to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) director for Sabah Karunanithy Subbiah, the task force would monitor the distribution of goods for every constituency.

He said this issue was being looked into seriously and that the MACC would work closely with the Sabah government.

Of late, pictures showing distributed goods with questions over whether they actually added up to RM100 or anywhere close to that sum were widely circulated in various social media platforms.

It caused an outrage online, with many doing their own calculation as to how much the goods distributed were worth and saying that they were only worth about RM60 or RM70.

The RM100 assistance is part of Sabah’s stimulus package announced recently.

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