Wife of Lim Guan Eng, Betty Chew detained by MACC

07 Aug 2020 / 17:11 H.

GEORGE TOWN:The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today detained wife of former Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, Betty Chew, to assist investigations into a case of her involvement with a private company.

Lawyer Lee Khai, representing Chew said, the MACC was investigating a report on a private company, Excel Property Management and Consultancy Sdn Bhd, allegedly linked to Chew.

“As Chew’s lawyer, I accompanied her to give her statement today,“ he said when contacted here today.

Earlier, Chew, accompanied by her lawyer and brother-in-law Lim Hui Ying, arrived at the Penang MACC office at Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, here at 10.45am to give her statement on the matter.

As at 4pm, Chew was still in the MACC office while a group of media personnel was seen to have camped outside the MACC office compound since morning.

According to Lee, Chew would be released on a MACC bail of RM50,000. - Bernama

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