Upon released after being remanded for seven days, the Warisan vice president has been ordered to undertake an immediate medical check-up
KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah vice president Peter Anthony has been released on bail after the expiry of his seven-day remand. He is being probed by the MACC over a RM155 million land deal.
Magistrate Afiq Agoes ordered for an immediate medical check-up after Anthony’s counsel Martin Tommy submitted a medical report to the court.
Tommy however did not disclose what illness the Warisan vice-president was suffering from, reported the Star Online.
Anthony was arrested on Jan 5 and initially remanded for three days from Jan 6. The remand order was then extended by another four days on Jan 8.
He is being investigated for corruption involving a RM155 million Rubber Industry Smallholders Association (Risda) land deal.
Lawyer Michael Persius Ubu is also wanted by the MACC over the case. Ubu has yet to surrender himself to the authorities and is believed to be overseas.