HR Minister’s private secretary nabbed in MACC probe


PUTRAJAYA: Another officer of Human Resources Minister V. Sivakumar has been arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

The officer, believed to be holding the post of private secretary, was arrested early Friday (April 14) when she was summoned by the anti-graft agency for her statement to be recorded.

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A remand order for four days until April 17 had been obtained.

MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki confirmed the arrest.

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This is the second arrest involving Sivakumar’s officers this week.

On Wednesday, one of his aides, along with a businessman were picked up at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

They were subsequently remanded for six days.

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