Adam Radlan’s corruption and money laundering case was postponed to July 9

Adam Radlan’s corruption and money laundering case was postponed to July 9

KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of Segambut United Division Deputy Chief Adam Radlan Adam Muhammad, who is facing 12 charges of corruption and money laundering in relation to the Jana Wibawa project, which was scheduled to start today at the Sessions Court here, has been postponed to July 9.

Judge Suzana Hussin also extended today’s trial date to June 12 after lawyer Datuk Seri Rajan Navaratnam, who represented Adam Radlan, 43, requested a postponement of the case following the prosecution’s submission of a set of case-related documents to the defense last Friday (June 7). .

“Our side (the defense) requested time to examine the document,” said the lawyer.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Mohamad Fadhly Mohd Zamry said his party did not object to the application for the postponement of the trial of Adam Radlan, who faces five charges of corruption and seven charges of money laundering.

He said the prosecution had just been informed by the investigating officer that there were some documents that had been overlooked to be handed over to the defense for trial purposes.

“We apologize for the delay in submitting a set of documents to the defense,” said Mohamad Fadhly.

In addition to July 9, the court also kept the trial dates on July 10 and 11, July 22 to 24, and August 5 to 7, 2024.

He is also alleged to have received a bribe of RM500,000 from the same individual as wages for helping the company obtain a letter of agreement for the project to build Jalan Sungai Adam to Kampung Banat, Perlis, from the government through direct negotiations, the total amount of which is worth RM47.8 million.

All charges are in accordance with Section 16(a)(A) of the MACC Act 2009 and can be punished under Section 24(1) of the same act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 20 years and a fine of not less than five times the value of the bribe, or RM10,000 or any whichever is higher, if convicted.

Adam Radlan is also facing seven charges of money laundering amounting to more than RM3 million in accordance with Section 4(1)(b) of the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorist Financing, and Proceeds of Illegal Activities Act 2001.

All the offenses are alleged to have been committed around Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya between March 2021 and January 2023.

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