Former Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Khir Toyo today arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) at his office in Shah Alam at about 9 this morning.
MACC Director of Investigations, Mustafar Ali said, merely brought to the Shah Alam Sessions Court for the accused under Section 165 of the Penal Code for corruption.
He declined further comment on the arrests.
Under Section 165 of the Penal Code, a person may be sentenced to a maximum of two years or fine or both if convicted.
It is understood the arrest Khir Toyo in connection with corruption allegations that he received on the purchase of land for "Khir Palace" is home to Balinese in Section 7, Shah Alam, Selangor.
Khir Toyo, 45, became Chief Minister of Selangor on the 13th of August 2000 at the age of 35 years and is the servant of the position of the youngest Chief Minister of Selangor.