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Ahmad Maslan freed from money laundering charge after paying RM1.1m compound
Published:  Sep 29, 2021 10:32 AM
Updated: 5:25 AM

The High Court in Kuala Lumpur today acquitted and discharged Pontian MP Ahmad Maslan on charges of failing to declare RM2 million which he received from former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) and giving false statements to the MACC.

Judge Ahmad Shahrir Mohd Salleh ordered Ahmad to be freed after DPP Mohd Mukhzany Fariz Mohd Mokhtar informed the court that the prosecution was withdrawing the two charges after the accused paid a compound of RM1.1 million yesterday.

“In making the application not to proceed with the...

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