Isu PKFZ: Tiga hadapi lebih 30 dakwaan
Bekas pengurus besar Lembaga Pelabuhan Klang (LPK), Datin Paduka OC Phang dan dua lagi ditahan hari ini berhubung skandal projek Zon Bebas Pelabuhan Klang (PKFZ).
Phang tiba di Mahkamah Sesyen Klang hari ini untuk menghadapi
pertuduhan bersama Steven Abok, seorang pegawai tinggi Kuala Dimensi Sdn
Bhd (KDSB) sebagai kontraktor utama PKFZ, dan seorang arkitek Benard Tan Seng Swe.
Pada 9 September lalu, pasukan petugas Kementerian Pengangkutan dilaporkan mengenal pasti berlakunya dakwaan penyelewengan serius oleh kakitangan utama, termasuk bekas menterinya Datuk Seri Chan Kong Choy dan juga Phang.
Difahamkan, lebih 30 pertuduhan akan dibacakan terhadap ketiga-tiga individu berkenaan.
PKFZ: OC Phang, 2 others facing cheating, CBT charges
Former Port Klang Authority general manager OC Phang and two individuals were arrested this morning over the PKFZ scandal.
The two individuals were the chief exeutive officer of Kuala Dimensi Sdn Bhd Steven Abok and Bernard Tan Seng Swe, a consultatnt architect.
They were brought to the Klang Sessions court in the afternoon and are awaiting charges. They are expected to face more than 30 charges for alleged criminal breach of trust and cheating.
The case is expected to be heard before judge Yong Zaridah Sazali, prosecuted by deputy public prosecutor Manoj Kurup, Dzulkifli Ahmad and Hashley Tajudin.
Phang is represented by lawyer Ng Aik Guan while Tan Hock Chuan is appearing for Abok. Lawyer George Varghese is representing Tan.
Phang, 63, was accompanied by husband and daughter to the court.
Phang was blamed for the ballooning cost of the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) project.
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairperson Azmi Khalid recommended that Phang and former Transport Minister Chan Kong Choy be investigated for criminal breach of trust over the scandal.