Shahrir Samad and Ahmad Maslan to face charges of money laundering on Jan 21

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  • Monday, 20 Jan 2020

PUTRAJAYA: Johor Baru Umno division chief Tan Sri Shahrir Abd Samad and Pontian MP Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan will be brought to court to face charges under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001.

According to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, Shahrir will face one charge, while Ahmad will be slapped with two charges.

The two will be charged at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court on Tuesday (Jan 21).

“The MACC has been given the go-ahead to charge Shahrir and Ahmad, ” it said.

MACC had arrested Shahrir, who is former Johor Baru MP at 11.22am, while Ahmad was arrested at 10.10am when they arrived at the MACC headquarters earlier for the prosecutors to make final preparations to charge them.

The two were later released.

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