Azam Baki should go on leave while under investigation, Rais says


Parliament's Special Select Committee on Corruption chairman Rais Yatim says Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief Azam Baki should go on leave while those responsible for the investigation into his shares ownership carry out their duties. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 14, 2022.

THE parliamentary Special Committee on Corruption is of the view that Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Azam Baki should go on leave while the investigation on his corporate shares ownership is being dealt with by the authorities.

Committee chairman Rais Yatim said, according to normal practice, those under investigation for misconduct would be suspended from duty, but added that there were also cases where higher-ranked individuals were not asked to go on leave while their case was being investigated.


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