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Musa Aman acquitted after prosecution applies to drop all charges

Editor's note: It was earlier reported that the prosecution had applied for a discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA). This has been amended as the prosecution only applied to withdraw the charges. We regret the error.

Former Sabah chief minister Musa Aman was today acquitted of 46 charges of corruption and money laundering linked to timber concessions in the state.

The prosecution had applied to withdraw the charges.

Considering the prosecution's move to drop the charges, Kuala Lumpur High Court judge Muhammad Jamil Hussin exercised his judicial discretion to grant Musa (above) a full acquittal... 

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