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The government failed in its bid to stay the execution of the High Court order in dismissing the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) motion to forfeit RM10,747,042.77 million that was seized from Jakel Trading Sdn Bhd.
The High Court here today allowed the government’s application for an interim order to block PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI) and its director Tarek Obaid from moving over US$340 million, that is linked to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and kept in a client’s account at a United Kingdom’s law firm, to other entities.
Ad hoc Public Prosecutor Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram alleged that he never mentioned the name of former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad during his meeting with Tan Sri Apandi Ali in the early 2018.
The prosecution once again failed to obtain a stay order against the High Court's dismissal of its application to forfeit over RM194 million seized by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) from UMNO, Wanita MCA and two companies.
The cross examination of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) which was postponed following the Movement Control Order (MCO) was started with the testimony from the ninth witness, Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim.
The High Court here today allowed the government to forfeit almost RM600,000 in cash belonging to Hollywood producer Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz, the stepson of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, that was seized by the police two years ago.
The government of Malaysia is expected to receive an estimation of USD107.3 million (RM465.3 million) in foreign assets following the discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA) of Riza Aziz over his money laundering charges.
Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz is granted a discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA) over five counts of money-laundering over US$248 million (RM1.25 billion) allegedly misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)
The high-profile trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is facing corruption and money laundering charges involving RM2.3 billion of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) funds, will resume on May 13 in full compliance with the open court proceedings guidelines following the COVID-19 pandemic.