MACC lodges police report over Bersatu leader’s post


PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has lodged a police report over the social media post of a political talk that accused it of being controlled by the current administration.

The MACC said the allegation by Terengganu Bersatu chief Datuk Razali Idris, made during a ceramah on Nov 10 at the launch of Bersatu’s election machinery for the upcoming Kemaman by-election, was not true.

A video of Razali’s ceramah was posted on the TikTok app under account holder @wancin11.

“During the ceramah, he (Razali) alleged that the government machinery, the MACC and judges are controlled by the government.

“He also questioned a High Court’s decision in relation to the four charges against a former youth and sports minister,” the MACC said in a statement yesterday.

While no name was mentioned, it is believed that the former minister concerned is Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman.

On Nov 9, the Muar MP was ordered to serve seven years in jail, pay a RM10mil fine and get two strokes of the cane for abetting in criminal breach of trust, misappropriation of funds, and money laundering.

The MACC said the allegation against the anti-graft body was serious as it could affect public confidence in the country’s enforcement and legal system.

“We are an enforcement body, empowered by the law to act against corruption freely and professionally without being controlled by any party.

“We hope that appropriate action will be taken against those who utter and spread libel against the MACC,” it said.

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