PETALING JAYA (July 1): An architect with a government-linked company (GLC) has been remanded for five days to assist in investigations into the awarding of tenders for RM300 million worth of construction projects, reported Bernama.
The remand order was issued starting today until July 5 by Magistrate Muhammad Bukhori Md Raslan at Putrajaya after approving the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) application.
According to the commission’s preliminary report, the 42-year-old man was believed to have acted as a middleman in manipulating the costs of several projects.
He was arrested at 1.30pm yesterday (June 30) at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya.
The architect is the second person to be apprehended in the case, with the first being the GLC’s CEO.
The head of the GLC was remanded for three days and was released yesterday.