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Adam Rosly charged, posts RM300k bail at last minute

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Ampang PKR division Youth head Adam Rosly Abdullah, who was today charged with six counts of giving false statements and documents to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), was able to come up with the RM300,000 bail.

Adam made the payment for the bail, imposed by the Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur, just minutes before the registration counter at the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex closed.

The counter, which normally opens until 4.30pm, only closed at 5.30pm to enable Adam Rosly to make the payment, with his wife, Puteri Balqis Omar, as the bailor.

Prior to that, a few of his family members were seen making withdrawals at the Automated Teller Machines (ATM) to come up with the bail amount set by the court.

Adam Rosly, 30, a businessman, was released at 5.40pm.

Earlier today, he pleaded not guilty to all the charges before Sessions Court judge Allaudeen Ismail.

On the first and second counts, Adam Rosly, 30, was charged with giving false statements to two MACC investigating officers pertaining to his alleged extraordinary wealth.

Among others, they concerned his employment as a businessman and income, as well as on his purchase of luxury cars, a bungalow worth RM1.2 million in Kampung Melayu Ampang which he paid for in cash, loans of RM200,000 from his mother-in-law and grandmother, and RM500,000 from 'Ah Long' (loan shark).

For the third to the sixth counts, he was charged with using false documents, comprising two agreements for loans from two individuals and two cash vouchers from his company, Gegas Mentari Holding Sdn Bhd, with intention to deceive the MACC officers.

All the offences were allegedly committed at the MACC headquarters at Block D6, Parcel D, Federal Government Administrative Centre, Putrajaya, between 9am and 12.15pm on Feb 10 and between 9am and 2pm on Feb 22.

The charges were made under Section 89 of the Anti-Money-Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001, which provides for a fine of up to RM3 million or imprisonment for up to five years, or both, if found guilty.

The court set May 29 for mention of the case.

- Bernama

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