MACC questions Penang DAP lawmaker over alleged graft involving her father

Source: The Malay Mail Online

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Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia (SPRM) – Gambar fail The Malaysian Insider

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 2 ― Sungai Pinang assemblyman Lim Siew Khim is now being questioned by the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) over graft allegations involving her father, Lim Keat Seong.

Siew Khim, who was accompanied by lawyers Ramkarpal Singh and RSN Rayer, arrived at the MACC office along Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah at 10am today to assist in investigations.

Her father was questioned by MACC officers for several hours yesterday over allegations that he had solicited money from applicants of low cost and affordable housing.

It was reported that MACC officers also raided two apartments in Sungai Pinang and Paya Terubong last night where some documents were seized in relation to the case.

MACC is expected to apply for a remand order to detain Keat Seong today.

Siew Khim has denied any knowledge of her father’s business activities and Penang DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow has reportedly said Keat Seong was not a DAP member.

On Tuesday, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, in his Facebook posting in Chinese, states that the applications for low cost and affordable housing in Penang goes through stringent procedures and guidelines so there was no room for graft.

He insisted that the Penang state government is a clean and corruption-free government but that it has always been under attack by Barisan Nasional due to Pakatan Harapan’s achievements in leading the state.


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