MACC will not be intimidated by cowardly threats


PUTRAJAYA: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers will not be intimidated by threats made against them, MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad said. Warning those who resorted to such cowardly methods, he said threats would not weaken MACC officers’ resolve in discharging their responsibility. Instead, he said cowardly acts like sending live bullets to MACC officers would only motivate them to continue with efforts to eliminate corruption and power abuse in the country. He was commenting on an incident where two senior MACC officers received parcels containing live bullets and threatening note. It was reported the two senior MACC officers had received an envelope that was placed inside the mail box of their home in Bandar Seri Putra, Bangi and Sungai Tangkas, Kajang,on Sunday and Monday. The two officers, with grade Jusa C, are attached at the MACC headquarters here in the administrative capital. Selangor Police chief Datuk Mazlan Mansor was quoted saying the special taskforce would conduct thorough investigations into the case. Dzulkifli said the duo had lodged reports and MACC would give its full cooperation to police in their investigations. “I would like to express my appreciation to the police for setting up a special taskforce to probe into the matter and identify the culprits,” he said in a statement. © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd