KL Tower sale probe: Two senior company directors remanded for four days

KUALA LUMPUR: Two men have been remanded for four days to assist with the probe into the purchase and takeover of the Menara Kuala Lumpur Sdn Bhd concession.

ALSO READ: MACC nabs two senior company directors in KL Tower sale probe

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki said the two men, Datuk Abdul Hamid Shaikh Abdul Razak Shaikh and Datuk Tan Ser Lay were brought to the Putrajaya Magistrates Court on Saturday (Jan 7).

"The two are the Hydroshoppe Sdn Bhd managing director and Romantique Gallery Sdn Bhd director respectively.

"The Putrajaya Magistrates Court has allowed both suspects to be remanded for four days from Jan 7," he said when contacted on Saturday.

It was reported that the two men, aged 48 and 58, who both supposedly have Datuk titles respectively, were arrested at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office here on Friday (Jan 6) afternoon.

A source said investigators believed several hundred thousand ringgit and a luxury watch were gifted to higher-ups.

On Dec 29, the MACC said it had summoned three people in connection with its investigation into allegations over the suspicious sale of shares involving the management ownership of the KL Tower.

It also confirmed that there was an ongoing probe by MACC.

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