Special task force freezes 6 accounts

Special task force freezes 6 accounts
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PETALING JAYA - Six bank accounts connected to allegations of channelling of funds to the Prime Minister have been frozen.

In a joint statement, the special task force which was formed to probe the allegations, stated that the order to freeze the accounts was issued on July 6.

"The special task force has also obtained documents on 17 accounts in two banks to assist investigations.

"Several documents pertaining to not complying with Bank Negara Malaysia's rules and procedures were also seized," the statement said.

As investigations are still under way, the task force has urged all parties to give their co-operation to allow for the probe to be completed.

The statement was issued jointly by Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail (pic), Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed.

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