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Umno lawyer pleads not guilty to new money-laundering charges

Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun

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KUALA LUMPUR — Aug. 3, 2020: Umno legal adviser Datuk Mohd. Hafarizam Harun today claimed trial to three new money laundering charges involving RM15 million from former prime minister and Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak in 2014 and 2015.

The cheques for the amount were alleged to have been deposited into his law firm’s account with CIMB Berhad and AmIslamic Bank.

Sessions judge Azman Ahmad set mention for September 9 and granted bail at RM200,000 with one surety. He also ordered that Hafarizam to surrender his passport to the court.

Earlier in the day a High Court discharged Hafarizam from two original charges after the prosecution requested to file fresh charges in the Session Court.

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