Aussie cops cite money laundering suspicion in CID chief's case

Annabelle Lee

Modified 19 Mar 2018, 10:04 am

The Australian Police Force (AFP) said the seizure of A$320,000 (RM985,000) belonging to Bukit Aman CID chief Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd was based on the suspicion that the country's anti-money laundering law had been violated.

The comment was in response to Malaysiakini seeking feedback from the Australian police on Malaysian inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun claiming that his Australian counterpart had cleared Najmuddin of criminal wrongdoing.

An AFP spokesperson said the forfeiture action under Australia's Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 was aimed at assets instead of individuals...

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