Guan Eng arrives at MACC amid talk of possible arrest over Penang tunnel project


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 06 Aug 2020

PUTRAJAYA: Former finance minister Lim Guan Eng arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters here on Thursday (Aug 6) ahead of possible court charges over the controversial Penang undersea tunnel project.

Scores of reporters have been camping out at the MACC since afternoon following talk that the anti-graft agency would be arresting the former Penang chief minister.

Lim arrived at 9.10pm in a white Vellfire.

The controversial RM6.3bil Penang undersea tunnel project was again probed by the anti-graft authority following fresh leads.

Graft investigators had questioned close to a dozen of people over the case.

This includes Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow and state exco members Jagdeep Singh Deo, Chong Eng, and Phee Boon Poh.

The MACC has also visited the offices of state Public Works, Utilities and Flood Mitigation Committee chairman Zairil Khir Johari and Deputy Chief Minister ll Dr P. Ramasamy at Komtar.

Lim served as Penang chief minister between 2008 and 2018.

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