Aman Palestin officials to face five charges tomorrow

Three officials of Aman Palestin Bhd that is well known for fundraising for the Palestinian cause would be charged in court tomorrow.

They would be facing more than five charges, said a Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission, reported Scoop.

Perlis Mufti Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin first raised doubts over its activities and got the Perlis Islamic Affairs Department to stop fund collection by the NGO in Perlis.

The MACC then froze 41 bank accounts linked to Aman Palestin with finds amounting to RM15.86 as it probe into alleged irregularities.

The NGO threatened to haul the anti-corruption agency over the freezing.

MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki confirmed that his agency was still probing the NGO last month.

Aman Palestin filed a judicial review but the Attorney General’s Chambers would filing objections against the application.