MACC can’t arrest anyone if all cases are ‘politically motivated’, says Anwar

Ravin Palanisamy

Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim rubbishes claims that the MACC’s probe against Muhyiddin Yassin is politically motivated. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 9, 2023.

THE Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) would not be able to arrest anyone in relation to graft if every investigation is deemed “politically motivated” by critics, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said.

He was responding after Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin was summoned to the anti-graft agency this morning, with its chief Azam Baki now confirming that the former prime minister will be charged tomorrow.

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