PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested the director of the Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) enforcement department as part of investigations into claims that certain enforcement authorities are on the take from illegal businesses in Sungai Buloh.
It is learnt that MACC will investigate the director's involvement in the racket that provides protection to illegal gambling dens and premises that carry out illegal businesses.
The director was arrested at 10am on Friday (Aug 14) at the MACC headquarters here.
He will be taken to the Putrajaya Magistrate's Court on Saturday (Aug 15) to obtain a remand order.
MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Seri Ahmad Khusairi Yahaya confirmed the arrest.
So far, eight MBSA officers have been arrested over the issue.
The MACC has also remanded a trader, a foreigner.
Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin has assured that action will be taken against those involved in illegal gambling dens in Sungai Buloh.