Guan Eng claims trial to soliciting bribe for tunnel project charge

M Fakhrull Halim & Fion Yap

Modified 7 Aug 2020, 11:52 pm

Former finance minister Lim Guan Eng has claimed trial to a charge of soliciting bribes in connection with the RM6.3 billion Penang undersea tunnel project.

Lim, who spent the night at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya following his arrest, is accused of soliciting the bribe to facilitate the awarding of a contract with regard to the tunnel.

The charges were read out before Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court judge Azura Alwi as follows...

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