Muhyiddin released after nine hours of being detainedMUHAMMAD AFHAM RAMLI MOHAMAD HISYAMUDDIN AYUB
PUTRAJAYA - Perikatan Nasional (PN) chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin was released after about nine hours of testifying at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Headquarters here on Thursday.
Muhyiddin came out accompanied by several members of Bersatu at 8.20pm and had time to meet reporters before leaving in a Toyota Vellfire.
Earlier, Muhyiddin was summoned by the commission to have his statement recorded over the Jana Wibawa scandal and the stimulus package funds spent during the period in relation to the Covid-19 management.
Muhyiddin had arrived at the MACC headquarters at about 11.20am.
MACC in a statement confirmed the arrest of the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) President at 1 pm before he was released on bail.
Muhyiddin, who is also the Pagoh MP, was detained to complete the final investigation process regarding the Jana Wibawa project and related issues.
The MACC has also received permission from the Attorney General's office to prosecute the former Prime Minister at the Kuala Lumpur Court on 10 March 2023.