Managing director remanded for allegedly making false claims worth RM7mil


PUTRAJAYA: A managing director has been arrested in connection with a probe into the submission of false claims worth RM7mil for the construction project in Terengganu amounting to RM100mil.

The 54-year-old Datuk was arrested at his office in Shah Alam, Selangor on Monday (Sept 12).

It is learnt that the suspect, whose company was involved in the project, had been making false claims since 2020 until May this year.

The individual was brought before magistrate Irza Zulaikha Rohanuddin on Tuesday (Sept 13), who allowed for him to be remanded for three days until Sept 15.

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, over the few months had arrested several individuals in connection with the case.

Aside from the managing director, five other individuals had been questioned over the false claim allegations.

MACC senior director of investigation Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Hashim confirmed the arrest.

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