LCS protest: Dark clouds, crowd in black gather ahead of demonstration

PETALING JAYA: A crowd has gathered ahead of the planned protest over the controversial RM9bil littoral combat ship (LCS) scandal on Sunday (Aug 14).

As of 1.30pm, protestors wearing black t-shirts have started gathering in front of the Sogo shopping centre.

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Weather conditions however are looking bleak with dark clouds hovering above.

The LCS protest is scheduled to begin at 2pm.

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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report presented to Parliament on Aug 4 said some RM1.4bil in government allocation for the LCS project was used for other purposes, including cost overruns.

The two-year probe by PAC also revealed that the RM9bil project was done through direct negotiations with Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd and was inked in 2014.

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