KUALA LUMPUR: Former Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was today charged with three counts under Section 4 (1) (b) of Anti- Money Laundering Act, Anti Terrorism Financing Act and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (Amla) 2001 amounting RM42 million.
Najib was charged for receiving RM27 million, RM5 million and RM10 million from illegal activities into his bank accounts in three separate transactions.
The Pekan Member of Parliament was accused of committing the first and second offences at Am Islamic Bank at Jalan Raja Chulan on December 26, 2014 while the third was also alleged being committed at the same place on February 10, 2015.
When the charges were read to Najib, he said he understood it but no plea was recorded.
An application from the prosecution to transfer the Amla cases to the High Court was then allowed by the Sessions Court judge Azura Alwi. –Malaysia World News