Friday, March 06, 2009

AZALINA OTHMAN SAID'S POLITICAL SECRETARY QUIZZED BY MACC OFFICIALS FOR GRAFT

The Minister of Tourism, Datuk Sri Azalina Othman Said's political secretary have been identified as senior aide to an UMNO Minister who has been detained and quizzed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for alleged graft involving RM70,000 on Wednesday.

This former senior politician, was quizzed at midnight and released several hours later after his statement was recorded. Its believed as reported that he has been alleged to have received the money from someone but no further details were available.

Money politics is on the rise as the coming UMNO elections are just around the corner (March 24).

picture courtesy of Malaysiakini