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M'sian embassy in Beijing in the dark about Jho Low's purported arrest

Bernama  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The Malaysian Embassy in Beijing has not received any information on businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low’s alleged arrest by the Chinese authorities.

An embassy source, when contacted by Bernama, could not confirm the reports by several local and foreign news portal on Low’s arrest.

“So far, we at the embassy have not received any information on Low’s arrest,” he said.

Two days ago (July 18), an online portal, Sarawak Report, stated that a radio station in Hong Kong published a news on Low’s arrest in China.

Low’s passport has been revoked by the Immigration Department on June 15 following a request by the MACC in connection with its investigation on the 1MDB scandal.

Inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun was reported as saying that he had not received any information on the matter, but would probe into it.

Last week, Fuzi said Low was believed to have left Macau, where he was last known to be, for an unknown destination.

-- Bernama

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