Ex-finance minister Guan Eng summoned to MACC HQ

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PETALING JAYA – Former Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has invited by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), likely over the alleged RM6.3bil Penang undersea tunnel project.

Former Finance Minister arrived at the MACC headquarters at 1.05pm today. He was accompanied by Puchong MP Gobind Singh Deo and Jelutong MP RSN Rayer.

The MACC investigators have so far questioned several dozen people over the case. Lim was the Penang Chief Minister from 2008 to 2018. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow, Singh Deo, Chong Eng, and Phee Boon Poh were also included on the questioning.

The Graft investigators also made a visit to the offices of state Public Works, Utilities and Flood Mitigation Committee on the 52nd floor of Komtar.

The controversial RM6.3bil Penang undersea tunnel project involves the the state government allowingg Penang Tunnel special purpose vehicle (SPV) company  to pre-sell state land rights worth RM3bil. MACC chief Datuk Seri Azam Baki  has confirmed that the investigation is on its way and the papers could be completed in two to three weeks time to be given to government prosecutors.

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