Aman Palestine CEO Faces 164 Charges in Breach of Trust Case RM39.5 Million


Recently, three individuals including the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aman Palestin Sdn Bhd are facing 164 charges involving breach of trust, fraud and money laundering amounting to RM39.53 million from 2018 to 2023.

According to the charges, two of them were charged with 52 counts of breach of trust of the Aman Palestine fund amounting to RM21 million between March 12, 2018 and November 3, 2023.

The two individuals were charged under Section 409 of the Penal Code which provides for a prison sentence of up to 20 years, imprisonment and a fine if convicted.

In addition, the two were also charged with 19 charges of defrauding Aman Palestine amounting to RM39 million which was handed over to their company for the purchase of 131 kilograms of gold between 24 September 2021 to 14 July 2023.

Furthermore, they also used the NGO company's funds to buy a Semi-D house, an office factory and two and three-storey shophouses located in Kajang, Bandar Baru Bangi, Batu Pahat, Kangar, Ipoh and Kota Kinabalu.

The accused is also accused of using the money for the purchase of four land lots in Hulu Selangor as well as a Toyota Vellfire multi-purpose vehicle (MPV).

All those individuals committed acts of breach of trust at four bank branches and Aman Palestine offices in Bandar Baru Bangi in 2018 to 2023.

The proceedings for the reading of the 164 charges took almost two hours which started at 10.35am.

The court set March 13 as the mention and management date for all the cases.