Criminologist Datuk Dr P. Sundramoorthy says enforcement agencies in Malaysia ought to mimic Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) intention of informing the public of the progress of its investigations and charges. This comes as International Day for Universal Access to Information is celebrated today.
Criminologist Datuk Dr P. Sundramoorthy believes the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission must take the lead in correcting the graft perception in the country, by first putting its house in order and regaining the trust of the people.
Puchong MP Gobind Singh Deo demands Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob to clarify the ‘pros and cons’ of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki’s share purchase saga discussed during Cabinet meeting.
Following withering public backlash over his Jan 5 defence of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki, Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang instead blamed the media for stoking the flames of controversy. If one has nothing to hide, man up, face the press and answer the hard questions.
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) bows to public pressure and removes public service announcement video depicting sale of fake medical chits by medical practitioners, saying it had no intention of degrading the profession.
Calls for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob to act on allegations against Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission are mounting. An academics movement is latest to call for an independent probe, adding press conferences by the agency will resolve nothing.
Criminologist Associate Professor Datuk Dr P. Sundramoorthy, who once served on a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) committee, says Professor Dr Edmund Terence Gomez did the right thing by resigning from the agency’s panel. He stresses, others in the panel must raise questions over allegations against MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki.
Instead of just words and pledges, the Youth and Sports Ministry should adopt a certification-type scheme that would rate sports organisations based on their capabilities.
Kota Raja MP Mohamad Sabu, in the Dewan Rakyat today, wonders what action has been taken following the damning revelations by former inspector-general of police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador, and Edisi Siasat Twitter account holder about police and anti-graft officials in Malaysia.
Sixteen company directors were picked up by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over their alleged involvement in the misappropriation of the Malaysian Indian Transformation Unit (MITRA) funds. Graft busters, however, did not discount the possibility of more individuals being nabbed.
Criminologist Datuk Dr P. Sundramoorthy says the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) must be revamped and that its chief commissioner, Datuk Seri Azam Baki, has “failed” following the alleged theft of a portion of the US$6 million that had been seized in another case.
Top criminologist Datuk P. Sundramoorthy is urging the government to get serious about addressing corruption, especially within the public service, as it has become an epidemic and will soon damage government departments if real solutions are not taken.
Criminologist Assoc Prof Datuk Dr P. Sundramoorthy says companies should implement stringent controls to prevent the personal data of their customers falling into the hands of unscrupulous third parties, failing which they be held accountable for wrongdoings.