Rosmah’s money laundering cases now at the High Court

Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s money laundering cases involving RM7 million has been transferred to the High Court.

On Oct 4, Rosmah, 67, pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court to 17 money laundering charges involving over RM7 million.

She claimed trial to all the charges which were framed under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (AMLATFA) 2001 and the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (AMLATFPUAA) 2001.


KUALA LUMPUR: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s money laundering cases involving RM7 million has been transferred to the High Court.

Judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali meted out the decision after allowing Rosmah’s application today.

Counsel Datuk Seri Geethan Ram Vincent who represent the wife of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said points of law were the main reasons for the transfer application.

“Justice will be served if the case is heard in the High Court,” he said during mention of the case.

The prosecution team led by deputy public prosecutor Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram did not object.

On Oct 4, Rosmah, 67, pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court to 17 money laundering charges involving over RM7 million.

On the first to 12th counts, Rosmah was alleged to have engaged in transactions that involved proceeds from unlawful activity by allowing money totalling RM7,097,750 to be deposited into her account.

She allegedly committed the offences at the lower ground of Affin Bank Bhd’s Bangunan Getah Asli branch along Jalan Ampang, here, between Dec 4, 2013 and June 8 last year.

On the 13th to 17th counts, she allegedly engaged in money laundering by failing to file a return on the sum that was deposited into her account, as required under Section 77 (1) of the Income Tax Act 1967.

The offences were allegedly committed at the Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim here between May 1, 2014, and this year.

She claimed trial to all the charges which were framed under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (AMLATFA) 2001 and the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (AMLATFPUAA) 2001.

Source: NST Online

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