KUALA LUMPURFormer Defense Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said he was willing to investigate the claim that three military officers are still serving him, even though he is no longer cabinet minister.
The Sembrong MP said he welcomed the investigation to determine if something had gone wrong.
"They are just like my family members, but I am consistent, what is wrong, is wrong, I welcome a research team on the matter," he said. Bernama shortly by a WhatsApp message today.
Yesterday Minister of Defense Mohamad Sabu instructed his ministry to immediately investigate the claim that three ATMs still served the former minister, saying that action would be taken if they were found to have violated the existing rules.
Mohamad commented on a news portal report that two officers of the Navy special operations force (Pascal) and a command still served as escorts for Hishammuddin, who no longer held the portfolio after the defeat of BN during the 14th general election.
It was also claimed that the three salaries were from ATM and from Hishammuddin. – Bernama