IPOH — Jan. 16, 2019: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has recorded the statements of seven persons since Sunday on claims of money being given by Pakatan Harapan in the campaign for the Cameron Highlands by-election.
Several photographs showing individuals wearing Pakatan T-shirts allegedly distributing money to residents was viralled on social media.
Perak MACC director Datuk Zainul Darus confirmed that the seven had their statements taken, including the woman in the photographs.
‘’Based on the photographs, we called the witnesses. Those in the photographs, whom we could pick up, we picked up as witnesses to confirm if the incident took place and (if) they were at that place on the date in question,’’ Zainul told reporters at the Perak MACC office in Meru today.
To date MACC has received five complaints on the matter. — Bernama