to failing to declare his acquisition of RM961,500 in commission in a sworn declaration.
He allegedly committed the offence at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya between Dec 23, 2013, and Jan 21, 2014.
Ku was charged under Section 49(3) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001, which carries a maximum RM1 million fine or jail term of not more than a year, or both, upon conviction.
Counsel Datuk Geethan Ram Vincent represented Ku while deputy public prosecutor Budiman Lutfi Mohamed prosecuted.
In Petra Jaya, a Sarawak Home Ministry senior enforcement officer claimed trial at the Kuching Special Court to three counts of accepting bribes from a VCD and DVD seller two years ago.
Omar Mohd Bahari, from the ministry’s Film Censorship Division, pleaded not guilty to three charges of accepting RM5,250 before judge Nixon Kennedy Kumbong.
On the first charge, Omar, 54, was accused of accepting RM1,750 from Richard Hii Ding Yin at a hotel cafe in Jalan Tun Jugah, Kuching, at 9.55pm on June 18, 2015, as an inducement not to take action against Hii for operating 11 premises selling pirated VCDs and DVDs in Sibu.
The second and third charges were for accepting the remaining amount of the bribe, via bank transfer, from the same person at two locations on July 7 and July 27 the same year.
Nixon set bail at RM15,000 in two sureties and fixed four days for hearing beginning Aug 1.