Kuala Lumpur: The political secretary of Amanah president Mohamad Sabu will face several charges in the session court for corruption linked to a defence project worth RM6.35 million.
However, he pleaded not guilty to the five-count of charges. He is being charged under Section 16 of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act.
He is charged for allegedly received millions of ringgit in kickbacks from the company as an inducement for helping to secure the project through direct negotiations from the ministry.
The act took place between 22 July 2019, and February 2020. He will face 20 years jail term and a fine, five times the original amount, upon conviction.
The court has set 26 November as the next date and RM300,000 bail.
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