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Why not arrest Azeez over RM3m, Guan Eng asks MACC

Susan Loone  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has questioned why Umno Baling MP Abdul Azeez Rahim has not been detained by the MACC for allegedly receiving millions of ringgit in consultancy fees for the state's undersea tunnel project.

"Why is Azeez not arrested? Why the double standards? Why is MACC playing favourites? Are you genuinely trying to investigate corruption?" Lim asked, recalling that even Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy was grilled over the project.

"I have been questioning MACC for failing to discharge its duties. I expect to be called up soon," he said at a press conference in Komtar today...

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