Veteran lawyer gets 5 years jail and RM3.9mil fine for taking client’s money

Sessions Court judge Mat Ghani Abdullah found R. Arunachalam, 69, guilty of criminal breach of trust (CBT) involving RM2.14mil resulting from a civil suit awarded by the Federal Court, in 2009.

The judge also convicted Arunachalam of 10 counts of money laundering, for misappropriating the sum from his client's account over a period of time between Oct 15 and Nov 18, 2009.

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