Penang exco remanded five days, lawyers decry 'illegal detention'

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Penang executive councillor Phee Boon Poh, who was arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday, has been remanded for five days.

Court registrar Ameera Mastura Khamis today granted the remand order.

Phee, who arrived at the court in a police van approximately 10am in handcuffs and in MACC's orange T-shirt, was greeted by his wife, brothers and supporters.

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