GEORGE TOWN, June 30 2016 : Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and a businesswoman will be charged in the Sessions Court here Thursday, under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009.
Lim and Phang Li Khoon were detained by the MACC yesterday in connection with the chief minister’s purchase of a bungalow at Jalan Pinhorn here for an alleged undervalued price of RM2.8 million.
MACC in a statement yesterday, said Attorney General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali would lead the prosecution in the case, to commence at 10am.
In this regard, Northeast district police chief ACP Mior Faridalatrash Wahid said police would be on hand to ensure tight security, including closing certain accesses to the courthouse.
“Except for Lim and Phang’s lawyers and family members, supporters will not be allowed into the compound, for security reasons. Police will take action against those who defy the order,” he said when contacted here. – Bernama