PUTRAJAYA: The nephew of the Selangor Menteri Besar, together with a company director, will be held until Friday after the magistrate's court here extended their remand for another three days.

Two other people, comprising a director and a site manager, were released on Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) bail of RM15,000 and RM10,000, respectively with one surety each today.

All four were arrested on Nov 29, by the MACC in a special operation over their alleged involvement in illegal sand and gravel-mining activities in Selangor.

The remand extension and the bail was granted by Magistrate Norhidayati Mohammad Nasroh.

The suspects, aged between 34 and 67, arrived at the magistrate's at 9.30am, clad in orange MACC lock up T-shirt, and escorted by MACC officers.

Nuzul Fadhli, Datuk Seri Azmin Ali's nephew who is believed to be an advertising agency employee, was represented by lawyer Gobind Singh Deo.

It was reported that the investigation launched by MACC revealed that a sand-mining company had allegedly bribed local government officers in Kajang, where the company has been operating since 2014.

It was understood the officers were allegedly bribed to not to take action against the activities.

Following the arrests, MACC also froze RM4 million from the company's bank account.

The case is being investigated under Section 16 of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 for soliciting bribery.

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Nuzul Fadhli, Datuk Seri Azmin Ali's nephew together with a company director, will be held until Friday after the magistrate's court here extended their remand for another three days. Pix by Ahmad Irham Mohd Noor

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