AG: I was advised Thomas agreed to Riza Aziz settlement 'in principle'

Modified 17 May 2020, 8:33 am

New Attorney-General Idrus Harun has responded to the controversy surrounding Riza Aziz’s billion-ringgit money laundering case, stating he acted upon advice his predecessor agreed to the settlement terms “in principle”.

This after former head prosecutor Tommy Thomas repeatedly insisted he never agreed to the settling of the US$248 million (RM1.08 billion) 1MDB-linked case with the accused...

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