PETALING JAYA: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor is faced with various charges in the context of anti-money laundering legislation, the financing of terrorist financing and the proceeds of the law on unlawful activities 2001.
In a statement, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) confirmed her arrest and said that the wife of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will be taken to the Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur at 8:00 am on Thursday (October 4).
The MACC added that Rosmah was arrested after permission from the Prosecutor General to charge her.
This is the first time that the wife of a former prime minister has been arrested.
Rosmah & # 39; s appointment with the MACC Wednesday (October 3) is her third round of questioning at the anti-graft agency.
On 5 June, she was interviewed for about five hours about an investigation into SRC International Sdn Bhd, a former subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
On September 26 Rosmah was called in for a second series of questions – this time on 1MDB – which lasted almost 13 hours.
The police are also expected to call Rosmah for questioning and to verify which pieces of jewelery she captured during raids at various locations related to Najib are hers.
Two jewelers have since been looking for the return of 47 pieces of jewelery that have been delivered to Rosmah but for which no payment has been made.
On 26 June, Lebanon-based jeweler Global Royalty Trading SAL filed a lawsuit against Rosmah at the Kuala Lumpur Supreme Court seeking a mandatory order for 44 pieces of jewelery amounting to US $ 14,787,770 (RM59,831,317.40), back to give.
Dubai-based jeweler Adi Hasan AlFardan Jewelery is also looking for the recovery of a necklace and another necklace and earring set worth more than US $ 5mil (RM20.69mil) in total.
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