PUTRAJAYA, 19 Oct 2009: Police have referred to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) the report lodged against the wife of Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai pertaining to allegations contained in a letter published on the internet.
MACC deputy chief commissioner Datuk Abu Kassim Mohamed confirmed today that police had referred the case to the MACC and that the commission was looking into it.
“We have received the information from the police. We are studying the report and will investigate the matter,” he told a news conference.
He declined to elaborate on the issue, saying there was a need to protect confidentiality in the investigations.
“Be patient and don’t speculate on anything. Let us do our job,” he said.
Yesterday, Segambut Member of Parliament Lim Lip Eng lodged a police report against Liow’s wife Lee Su Loo pertaining to allegations in an unsigned letter that she received a multi-purpose vehicle from a company often involved in the ministry’s projects. — Bernama