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MACC officer among 2 remanded over RM700,000 robbery

So far 12 people have been called for questioning.

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Two individuals including a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officer have been remanded for three and four days respectively to assist investigations into a robbery case involving losses of RM700,000.

Dang Wangi police chief ACP Noor Dellhan Yahaya said the duo, both aged around 30, were arrested over the weekend by a team from the Dang Wangi Criminal Investigation Department.

He said so far 12 individuals have been called up by the police to assist in the investigation.

“Further investigations are still ongoing under Section 395 of the Penal Code,” he said in a statement today.

MACC in a statement yesterday confirmed that an officer from the commission had been detained by the police to assist in investigations into a gang robbery case in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

On Saturday, a news portal reported that two individuals, including an officer of an enforcement agency, had been arrested by the police on suspicion of being involved in a gang robbery at a house in Jalan Ampang, which allegedly involved losses of almost RM1 million.

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