A witch-hunt on the opposition?

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COMMENT | Mega financial scandals have taken place in the country, but yet the MACC finds no reason to investigate these scandals but finds the time to go after the opposition in Penang and maybe later in Selangor.

Is this a "witch-hunt" orchestrated by those in the top echelons of power to appear as "saints"; a kind of "white-wash" in facing the coming general election?

Penang state executive councilor Phee Boon Poh was arrested for allegedly writing letters asking the Seberang Perai local council not to take action against a factory that was found polluting the environment.

What is indeed shocking is the fact that the MACC is prepared to "condone" those who have robbed the country of millions of taxpayers hard earned money, but are quick to act against those who write letters to stop certain actions on the part of the government agencies.

While we support the MACC to investigate and take actions against those who are involved in corrupt practices and abuse of power, we don’t understand why the agency remains a spectator on those involved in mega financial scandals...

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