Johor exco member goes on leave amidst graft probe

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Johor state executive councillor Abd Latif Bandi has gone on leave following a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) probe on graft on an alleged land and housing scandal in the state.

According to Bernama, Abd Latif went on leave from today to "clear his name". Abd Latif is in charge of housing and local government.

"He (is going on leave) to handle the issue with his family and special officer," fellow exco member Jais Sarday told reporters in Kota Iskandar.

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