PUTRAJAYA | A former chief executive officer of a listed company and his wife, who is the company director, were detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) here today.

Sources said the couple, both 63, were nabbed to assist investigations into a RM140 million graft and criminal breach of trust case.

“The company is listed in Bursa Malaysia.

“The man holds the title of Datuk while his wife, a Datin,” the source said without elaborating on the case.

The couple are expected to be produced at the Shah Alam Sessions Court tomorrow to face several charges.

They are expected to be charged under Section 18 of the MACC Act 2009 and Section 409 of the Penal Code.