MOE secretary general told to lodge report to MACC over embezzlement allegations
KUALA LUMPUR - The Education Ministry secretary-general Datuk Yusran Shah Mohd Yusof has been asked to lodge a report to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) immediately over allegations of embezzlement happening in the ministry.
Caretaker senior education minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin said in a Facebook posting tonight that the directive was issued following a video recording sent by an individual identified as Zaharin Yassin, claiming to have received a complaint of embezzlement related to Letters of Acceptance (SST) for contracts with regard to supply of cooked food and the cleanliness of buildings and areas.
"Since my name and that of the MOE secretary-general were also mentioned, I have instructed Yusran to lodge an immediate report to the MACC so that investigations into the allegations can be carried out as soon as possible.
"I also hope that Zaharin can convey the information he received to the MACC," he added.
Radzi also uploaded a 2.45-minute video by Zaharin regarding the allegations. - BERNAMA