Three more MBSA officers remanded by MACC for allegedly protecting illegal Sungai Buloh businesses

PUTRAJAYA: Three more enforcement officers from the Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) have been remanded over allegations of protecting illegal businesses in Sungai Buloh.

Magistrate Shah Wira Abdul Halim has approved the remand application submitted by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission and they will be remanded for six days beginning Friday (Aug 14).

The three, aged between 40 and 43 years old, were arrested at the MACC headquarters on Thursday (Aug 13) when they were summoned to have their statements recorded.

So far, eight officers from the local authority have been arrested over claims that certain enforcement officials are on the take from illegal businesses in the Sungai Buloh area.

The MACC has also remanded a trader who is a foreigner.

The MACC had said that it would investigate claims that certain enforcement authorities are on the take and protecting illegal businesses in Sungai Buloh.

Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin has assured that action will be taken against those involved in alleged illegal gambling dens in Sungai Buloh.

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