Go ahead and drain the swamp, Shafie

The Malaysian Insight

Parti Warisan Sabah president Shafie Apdal (second from left) has emerged from six days in detention vowing to tell all, with particular focus on his political foe, Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 29, 2017.

IN not so many words, Parti Warisan Sabah leader and former cabinet minister Shafie Apdal has been linked to corruption to the tune of RM1.5 billion that was meant to have been dispensed by the Rural and Regional Development Ministry he once led.

It’s not just him though. His family and supporters in Sabah are also affected. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is now probing 14 Sabah firms linked to alleged misappropriation of RM48 million in government funds meant for rural development, as part of the wider investigation.

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