Otman Arsahd, the former secretary of the finance division of the youth and sports ministry, was found guilty by the Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur on July 6, 2023. He has been sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment for 32 charges of corruption and 64 charges of money laundering. Additionally, he has been ordered to pay a fine of USD 60.85 million.

On March 31, 2016, Otman faced charges relating to 32 counts of abuse of power and submitting false claims amounting to USD 8.22 million. These offenses were allegedly committed at the National Sports Council Office (MSN), Bukit Jalil National Sports Complex, spanning from February 28, 2012, to November 18, 2015.

Subsequently, in April 2016, Otman faced an additional 64 charges of money laundering, involving approximately USD 3.55 million in proceeds from unlawful activities. These funds were deposited into his Maybank, RHB, and CIMB Berhad accounts between March 7, 2012, and December 11, 2015.

The charges were brought forth under Section 4 (1) (b) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001.