KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 21): Former federal territories minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor has been found guilty of the RM2 million graft charge against him by the High Court here.

In delivering his verdict, High Court Justice Mohamed Zaini Mazlan said the prosecution had proven its case beyond reasonable doubt.

Tengku Adnan, or Ku Nan as he is also known, having just turned 70 yesterday, was accused of receiving kickbacks totalling RM2 million from Aset Kayamas Sdn Bhd (AKSB) managing director Tan Sri Chai Kin Kong during his term as the federal territories minister.

The former Barisan Nasional (BN) secretary-general was found guilty of the charge under Section 165 of the Penal Code.

Under the section, it stipulates that a public servant who accepts for himself any valuable thing without consideration shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may be extended to two years or a fine or both.

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