Former Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to be charged today over Penang undersea tunnel project

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PUTRAJAYA: Former Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng will be charged at the Kuala Lumpur High Court here today (Aug.7) as confirmed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

“The MACC has received instructions from the Attorney General to charge LimGuan Eng who is also the former Chief Minister of Penang,” said MACC in a statement on late Thursday (Aug.6).

Guan Eng will be charged under Section 16(a)(A) of the MACC Act 2009 todaywhile on August 10, he will charged at the Sessions Court, Penang under Section 23 of the MACC Act 2009.

MACC statement added, the charges in Kuala Lumpur High Court and Penang Sessions Court are related to the case involving the controversial RM6.3 billion undersea tunnel project in Penang.

Meanwhile, on August 11, Guan Eng who is also the Secretary General of DAP will be charged under Section 23 MACC Act 2009 at the Sessions Court in Penang for other cases. –Malaysia World News


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