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Riza Aziz granted discharge not amounting to acquittal for money laundering

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Modified 14 May 2020, 7:20 am
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The Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur today granted movie producer Riza Abdul Aziz a discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA) for money laundering involving US$248 million (RM1.08 billion) linked to 1MDB funds.

Judge Azman Ahmad allowed the application by ad hoc prosecutor Gopal Sri Ram on grounds that an agreement had been reached where the accused will hand over "several million" ringgit to the federal government.

The DNAA would be subject to the accused fulfilling his...

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