2 Malaysian Officials Nailed in Corruption Crackdown

From Straits Times

An officer who works with the Malacca Chief Minister and a Johor land officer were the latest targets of anti-corruption officials in Malaysia, in what some see as a crackdown on graft linked to an impending general election.

The latest arrests follow the agency's ramped up investigations into hundreds of civil servants in the last six months. Targets of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) include the secretary-general of a federal ministry and the former CEO of a government agency.

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