malaymail.com 04 May, 2021 11:00 am

Penang Gerakan lodges report with MACC over poultry distribution centre

Penang Gerakan lodges report with MACC over poultry distribution centre
GEORGE TOWN, May 4 — Penang Gerakan lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over graft allegations involving its RM11.93 million poultry distribution centre. Its state complaints bureau chief H’ng Khoon Leng questioned the decision-making process surrounding the...

He said Penang Gerakan has raised the issue numerous times as it affected poultry traders and consumers.He appealed to the MACC to launch immediate investigations as this issue affects the income of poultry traders on the island.Over the past few months, some poultry traders have complained about the directive by MBPP to set up chillers to display their wares at their stalls in wet markets.Poultry traders were also not allowed to slaughter chicken in wet markets from March onwards.

There was a furore among the poultry traders against the poultry distribution centre with allegations that it was a monopoly that has affected the other poultry suppliers on the island.93 million poultry distribution centre.

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