MACC to seize Pahang’s entire bauxite stockpile

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All of Pahang's bauxite stockpile - more than 10 million tonnes of it - will be impounded by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), to facilitate a probe into illegal mining of the aluminium raw material.

MACC Deputy Commissioner (Operations) Azam Baki said that this will mean that all bauxite in the state - including those stored on government land - cannot be moved from where it is being stored for any purposes whatsoever.

"Anyone who defies this seizure notice will have committed an offence under Section 69 of the MACC Act 2009," Azam said in a statement today...

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