MACC says Ahmad Maslan fine was punitive asset recovery

The MACC says it offered Pontian MP Ahmad Maslan the chance to pay the RM1.1 million fine in October 2019, but he turned it down. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 29, 2021.

THE RM1.1 million compound issued against Pontian MP Ahmad Maslan was a punitive act and a form of asset recovery under the country’s anti-money laundering law, according to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

In a statement released today, the MACC said Ahmad had previously been offered the compound deal in October 2019, but he chose to go to court instead.

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  • So if this is a fine, he should lose his MP seat then.

    Posted 2 weeks ago by Teo Kh