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Confirmed! Bung Faces Jail Time For Corruption

Sabah UMNO Chief, Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin and his wife, Datin Seri Zizie Izette Samad is facing jail time, after being ordered to enter their defence on charges of corruption and abetment over a RM150 million Felcra investment.

Sessions Court judge, Rozina Ayob said the prosecution has established a prima facie case against the former Felcra Chairman and his wife.

Bung who is also a Sabah Deputy Chief Minister, was charged with two counts of receiving bribes amounting to RM2.2 million and RM262,500 as gratification to obtain Felcra’s approval to make a RM150 million investment in Public Mutual unit trust.

He is accused of receiving the bribes from Public Mutual investment agent Madhi Abdul Hamid, through Zizie at the Public Bank branch in Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur between 12.30pm and 5pm on 12 June 2015.

For the third count, Bung is alleged to have received RM337,500 from another Public Mutual investment agent, Norhaili Mokhtar, under Zizie’s name for the same reason and at the same place on 19 June 2015.

His wife Zizie faces three charges of abetting her husband in the matter at the same place, date and time.

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