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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Sabah 'Watergate' couple unable to raise bail

KOTA KINABALU - Former Sabah Water Department director Awang Mohd Tahir and his wife, Fauziah Piut, were unable to raise bail of RM10mil and RM2mil respectively and will be held at the Kepayan prison.

The department's former deputy director, Lim Lam Beng managed to raise RM1mil via bank draft for his bail and was released pending case mention on Feb 28, 2017.

Awang Mohd Tahir, 54, has been charged with 12 counts of money laundering involving a total of RM56.9mil at the Sessions Court here.

Fauziah, 51, was slapped with 19 similar charges involving a total of RM56.9mil.

Lim, 64, was charged with four counts of money laundering at the same court. - The Star Online

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