Ampang PKR youth chief claims trial to six charges under Anti-Money Laundering law

KUALA LUMPUR: Ampang PKR youth chief, Datuk Adam Rosly Abdullah claimed trial to six charges relating to the submission of false statements and forged documents to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) at the Sessions Court today.

Adam, 30, was charged with four counts of using forged documents with the intention to cheat MACC investigating officer, Shahrul Izuan Mohd Zin.

The four documents mentioned in the charges are:

>> Consent agreement between Tan Hang Yuan, (87) "loan provider" and Adam Rosly "loan receiver" dated Feb 3, 2017.

>> Consent agreement between Masiah Mohd Yusof (45) "loan provider" and Adam Rosly (loan receiver) dated Oct 4, 2016.

>> Cash voucher Gegas Mentari Holding Sdn Bhd pay to: Adam Rosly, dated March 27, 2016.

>> Cash voucher Gegas Mentari Holdings Sdn Bhd, pay to: Adam Rosly, dated April 1, 2016.

The offences were allegedly committed at the MACC's headquarters in Putrajaya, between 9am and 2pm on Feb 22, 2017.

Adam was also charged with giving false evidence to MACC investigating officer Mohamad Izam Abd Nasir, which was recorded under Section 32 of the Anti- Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001.

He is alleged to have told the investigating officer that his house located at No.43, Lot 4157, Jalan Pinang, Kampung Melayu, Ampang was bought for RM1.2 million and not RM7 million in the year 2016.

The offence was allegedly committed between 9am and 12.15pm at the MACC's headquarters in Putrajaya, on Feb 10, 2017.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Ahmad Akram Gharib proposed bail of RM400,000 for all the charges and asked for Adam's passport to be surrendered to the court.

Adam's lawyer Ahmad Zaidi Zainal asked for bail to be reduced to RM150,000 with one surety.

Sessions Judge Allaudeen Ismail granted bail of RM300,000 and ordered for Adam's passport to be surrendered to the court.

The case will be mentioned on May 29.