Former Malaysian finance minister Lin Guanying arrested

Penang undersea tunnel project is an integral part of Penang transportation blueprint proposed by Lin Guanying during his tenure as chief minister of Penang. The project plans to construct three highway projects and one undersea tunnel, with an estimated total cost of rm6.3 billion. However, the project has not yet started. < / P > < p > as early as 2018, the Anti Corruption Commission once suspected that Lin Guanying had taken bribes and made profits in this project. In June, the Anti Corruption Commission announced that it had new evidence and reopened the investigation. Zhou Jinyan, the assistant of Lin Guanying when he was the chief minister of Penang, was arrested at the end of June. Several people who were then Penang’s administrative councillors, including Cao Guanyou, the current chief minister of Penang, were recently summoned by the Anti Corruption Commission to take confessions. As the “leader” of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), an important member of the opposition hope alliance, Lin Guanying, 59, was the chief minister of Penang from 2008 to 2018. From May 2018 to February this year, Lin Guanying served as finance minister of Mahathir government during the period of the hope alliance.