Guan Eng and Phang claim trial to graft, Chew to Amla charges

Susan Loone & Low Chia Ming

Modified 11 Aug 2020, 1:15 pm

  • UPDATED 10.50AM | Headline and story to reflect all three accused claiming trial.
  • UPDATED 10.04AM | Headline and story changed to reflect details on charges, including Guan Eng's.

Former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng and businessperson Phang Li Koon have claimed trial to graft charges, while Lim's wife Betty Chew has been charged with money laundering at the Butterworth Sessions Court today.

Lim pleaded not guilty to a charge under Section 23(1) of the MACC Act 2009 for using his position at the time for the gratification of RM372,009 for Chew through private company Excel Property Management and Consultancy Sdn Bhd...

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