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July 5 For Remention Of Johor Ex-Exco Corruption Case

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JOHOR BAHRU – The Sessions Court here today set July 5 for remention of a RM30.3 million corruption case involving a Johor former exco and a property consultant.

Judge Mohd Fauzi Mohd Nasir fixed the date after deputy public prosecutor Khazrin Haffiz Khalil requested for more time to prepare the documents.

Ex-exco Datuk Abd Latif Bandi is accused of abetting Amir Shariffuddin Abd Raub, while the property consultant is accused of accepting bribes for himself and the former, as an inducement to approve the release of a number of Bumiputera-reserved housing lots, for sale to the public.

The two are also accused of receiving bribes as an inducement to reduce the amount of contribution related to certain housing projects, to the Johor State Housing Fund.

They allegedly committed the offences at a bank in Larkin Perdana here between Nov 13, 2013 and October, 2016.

Abd Latif was represented by counsel Datuk Salehuddin Saidin and four other lawyers while Amir, by counsel Asrul Z. Stork and Hazza Khalid.

— BERNAMA

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