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Syed Saddiq, 30, was additionally fined 10 million ringgit ($2.1 million) by the countrys Excessive Court docket in a call introduced on Thursday, the paper stated. His different prices have been abetting in a legal breach of belief and cash laundering, it stated.
Funds that Syed Saddiq was accused of misappropriating have been from Armada, the youth wing of his former social gathering, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia. He had denied wrongdoing.
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Syed Saddiq was the youngest ever in Malaysia to be appointed minister when he was named to Cupboard by then Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in 2018.