MACC in final stage of completing investigation papers on undersea tunnel project, says Azam Baki

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  • Friday, 03 Jul 2020

GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): The investigation papers on the Penang undersea tunnel project is in the final stage of completion, says the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

The investigation papers on the project are expected to be completed within two to three weeks and would be submitted to the deputy public prosecutor for further action, chief commissioner Datuk Seri Azam Baki told Bernama when contacted here Friday (July 3).

Earlier, MACC officers went to the Penang state government administrative building at the Tun Abdul Razak Complex (Komtar) here to record the statements from several officials.

Two MACC teams arrived at the 52nd floor at 9.35am, which houses the offices of Deputy Chief Minister I Datuk Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abdul Rahman, Deputy Chief Minister II Dr P. Ramasamy and two state executive councillors Zairil Khir Johari and Yeoh Soon Hin.

On Wednesday (July 1), Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state government had received a letter from the MACC to interview several state executive councillors and leaders regarding the undersea tunnel issue.

Former Penang Port Commission chairman Jeffrey Chew Gim Eam was remanded for four days beginning July 1 to facilitate investigations into the case. - Bernama

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