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MACC opens probe on RM10 million offer claim for MP to switch parties

MACC says witnesses have been identified and statements are being recorded.

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The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has opened an investigation paper on allegations that Sekijang MP Natrah Ismail was offered RM10 million to switch parties.

Johor MACC director Azmi Alias said several witnesses have been identified and the process of recording statements is ongoing.

“MACC opened an investigation paper to confirm a complaint on a RM10 million bribery offer involving the Sekijang MP to switch parties, as reported on the Ops Johor Facebook page.

“Several witnesses have been identified and the action of tracing (witnesses) and recording statements is ongoing,” he said in a statement.

“Anyone with new evidence or information should contact MACC for further action,” he added.

PKR’s Natrah had lodged a report with MACC regarding an alleged attempt to entice her to switch support to Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.

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