PAS veep says party not affected by MACC freeze on Bersatu bank accounts

Published date03 February 2023
Publication titleMalay Mail Online

The decision by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to suspend bank accounts belonging to Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) does not affect PAS as its Perikatan Nasional coalition partner, the Islamist party's vice-president Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah told Sinar Harian.

Mohd Amar also spoke up for Bersatu, saying it was only being investigated for allegations that it had misused public funds when it was in government at the moment, and that it had not been proven guilty yet.

'The matter is under investigation, so there is a reason for MACC to freeze the account.

'This is normal for any individual or organisation which is investigated in relation to financial issues to have their account frozen. The account will be eventually released if nothing found in the investigation,' he was quoted as saying.

Mohd Amar added that PAS has fully handed over to MACC to carry out its duties and will wait for its decision before making a conclusion.

'If you look at PAS' account, how much money is there, only a...

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