Isa Samad remanded for five days over FIC probe

 |Aug 16, 2017
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PUTRAJAYA: Former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad was remanded for five days from today to assist the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in its investigation into the purchase of a hotel by Felda Investment Corporation in Kensington, London, in 2014/2015.

The registrar of the Lower Courts of Malaya, Datuk Zainal Abidin Kamarudin, issued the order to have Mohd Isa remanded following an application from MACC.

Mohd Isa, 68, who was in MACC lockup attire, was brought to the Putrajaya Magistrate’s Court at 9.10 am accompanied by several MACC officers in an MACC vehicle.

He was represented by six lawyers led by Datuk K. Kumaraendran. The other lawyers in the team were Dev Kumaraendran, Ridha Ahdar Subry, Datuk Khairul Anwar Rahmat, Lavina Kumarendran and Datuk N. Sivananthan.

DPP Tengku Amir Zaki Tengku Abdul Rahman appeared for the MACC. – Bernama