Allegations against Azam must be investigated, lawyers say


Ragananthini Vethasalam

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner Azam Baki remains in the crosshairs over alleged undeclared financial dealings, with prominent lawyers saying the decision of an MACC oversight board to clear him of wrongdoing is not legally binding. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, January 6, 2022.

THERE must be further investigation into allegations that Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Azam Baki failed to declare ownership of corporate shares, despite the MACC anti-corruption advisory board clearing him of any wrongdoing, lawyers said.

“Actually, panel cannot clear anyone. Only the investigators/AG can make that decision,” Anti-corruption activist and lawyer Ambiga Sreenevasan tweeted, referring to the attorney-general.


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