RM9m kickback in Felda-linked hotel sale went to S'wak political fund

B Nantha Kumar

Modified 26 Nov 2019, 1:04 pm

A consulting firm that was to receive RM10 million commission for facilitating the Felda Investment Corporation’s (FIC) purchase of the Merdeka Palace Hotel in Kuching had to return RM9 million in kickback, the Kuala Lumpur High Court heard today.

JV Evolution Sdn Bhd director Azizi Abd Wahab – who is the prosecution’s 16th witness - testified that the money went to a ‘political fund’ in Sarawak.

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