Guan Eng denies conflict of interest with Attorney-General's Chambers

Susan Loone

Modified 1 Jun 2020, 10:51 am

Former finance minister Lim Guan Eng insisted that during his time in the federal government, he always transferred issues that were outside his scope of responsibility to the relevant authorities.

He was responding to a report today that claimed he asked the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) to unfreeze the bank accounts of a prominent tycoon. The report quoted an anonymous source who claimed this constitutes a conflict of interest.

"Cases which are not within my jurisdiction are...

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