Filepix of State Environment, Welfare and Caring Society Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh being brought to the High Court, in Penang, on Aug 12, 2017. — Sunpix by Masry Che Ani
ALOR STAR: Lawyers acting for remanded Penang Environment, Welfare and Caring Society Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh filed an application to have him released today
The application was made by Ramkarpal Singh and R.S.N. Rayer at the Kedah Court Complex here.
Phee was detained by the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) last Friday and a remand order was obtained against him the following day
He was detained after several federal enforcement agencies led by the MACC raided an allegedly illegal carbon filter factory near Kampung Sungai Lembu in Bukit Mertajan, Penang, on Aug 10.
The anti graft agrency also detained and remanded two directors of the factory to facilitate investigations.
MACC investigators have also questioned Seberang Perai Municipal Council Licensing Department director Mohd Faidrol Radzi and Enforcement Department director Nazri Abdul Wahab.
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