Court orders Umno, six others to respond to govt’s forfeiture suits

Published on 25 Jun 2019 1:28:15 PM

The Kuala Lumpur High Court has ordered Umno and six others to respond to the government’s forfeiture suits.

Judge Mohd Zaini Mazlan made the order when the seven cases came up for mention on Tuesday and set July 29 for the next case mention of the seven suits.

The six others are MCA Wanita, Umno Sabah Liaison Committee, the late Paya Besar MP Abdul Manan Ismail, former Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Hasan Malek and companies, Binsabi Sdn Bhd and Perano Sdn Bhd.

They are the first batch out of 41 respondents named in a forfeiture suit by the MACC to recover 1MDB monies.