Tip-off of Penang CM’s ‘arrest’ proves false


Reporters in Penang went on a stakeout after being given a fake tip-off that Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng would be nabbed by the MACC today over the state’s undersea tunnel project.

By 3pm, many had gathered at the Komtar Tower’s third level where the state’s administrative offices are located.

However, nothing happened.

At 6pm, reporters saw Lim leaving Komtar and they duly followed him as he walked towards Penang Road.

The chief minister headed to the famous roadside Toh Soon Cafe, which is a favourite hangout of his after work.

In a jovial mood, Lim then ordered drinks and toasted bread for the press corps who had followed him…

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