Malaysia: MACC wants gov’t to declare corruption country’s number one enemy

Author(s): Faisal Asyraf | Date: April 17, 2017 | Language: English
Source: http://www.nst.com.my/ | URL: https://goo.gl/SDAkHK | Type: Text

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) wants the government to declare corruption and power abuse as the country’s number one enemy.
Its chief commissioner Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad said that corrupt enforcement officers and individuals, entrusted with power, have contributed to the widespread of negative issues including drugs, illegal immigrants, smuggling, leakages of national revenue, border issues, financial crimes, gambling, and prostitution.
During a dialogue session with senators which also attended by Datuk Seri SA Vigneswaran in Parliament today, Dzulkifli said all these issues could tarnish the country’s image in the eyes of the world.