update Thursday June 12, 2008
Khalid: Allegations of graft unfounded
SHAH ALAM: Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim said yesterday that an investigation by the Anti-Corruption Agency has cleared one of his senior aides of involvement in graft.
“The allegations of graft were unfounded,” Khalid told reporters after chairing the weekly exco meeting.
However, the officer in question will be asked to attend a seminar or course on integrity and responsibility so that he would be more careful when carrying out his duties in future, he added.
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A secret relationship and a police report. Just read Hubungan Rahsia Khalid Ibrahim dan Lim Kim Hong (Khalid Ibrahim and Lim Kim Hong's Discreet Ties) by blogger A Voice. I am not surprised with Khalid's close ties with a tycoon like Kim Hong. Khalid, after all, was a leading corporate player, especially in the 80s and 90s, and is remembered till today for his roles at PNB and Guthrie.
But a police report lodged against an aide of the Menteri Besar, as reported by tabloid Sinar Harian last Friday (June 4), is quite a shocker. The police report was lodged by 4 members of PKR (Khalid's own party) from Kuala Selangor, Tanjong Karang and Shah Alam.
The 4 went to the cops to report the award of tenders and contracts to 4 companies in Petaling Jaya by the aide, without the knowledge of the Menteri Besar. That's crooked, man!
Read the rest of the expose h e r e.