Muhyiddin leaves MACC HQ after over nine hours of questioning


Former Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at the press conference held after the 'solat hajat' held at the PAS centre in Taman Melewar, Gombak.

PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has left the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters after more than seven hours of questioning.

The former premier left the MACC headquarters at about 8.24pm on Thursday (March 9).

MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki said Muhyiddin had been released on MACC bail.

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"He will go the Kuala Lumpur court complex tomorrow," he said when contacted.

Speaking to the press outside MACC headquarters, Muhyiddin said he expected to be charged for seven separate counts.

"I came here to enable the MACC to record my additional statement. I came willingly to assist the investigation despite knowing that it is a political oppression and persecution against me and Bersatu.

"The MACC raised two points namely the JANAWIBAWA Project and Tax Cancellation appeal by Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhari," he said.

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