Thursday, February 18, 2021

Najib to testify in Rosmah’s graft trial

Her lawyer says Najib will be called alongside other defence witnesses when proceedings begin in June.

Other News

China passenger trips plummet over CNY due to Covid-19 fears

Passenger traffic over the Lunar New Year break plunged 58% from last year to 97.7 million trips, according to preliminary estimates from the transport ministry, including journeys made via railways, roads, waterways and air.

Dalit teen girls found tied, dead on family farm in India

The girls were bound with their own clothes but police say they suspect poisoning as cause of death.

Hong Kong sees big demand for burner phones as govt pushes contact-tracing app

In Hong Kong there is a deep-seated mistrust of government public policies, including measures to curb Covid-19.

Najib akan beri keterangan bicara kes rasuah Rosmah

Peguam Rosmah, Jagjit Singh berkata bekas perdana menteri itu adalah antara saksi pembelaan yang akan dipanggil untuk memberi keterangan.

Cops arrest ‘sugar daddy’ website boss

Sugarbook bills itself as a site 'where romance meets finance' and aims to link up older men with younger women, with the men expected to provide financial support for their companions.

Najib Razak will testify as a defence witness in the corruption trial of his wife, Rosmah Mansor, relating to a RM1.25 billion solar hybrid project for 369 rural schools in Sarawak.

Rosmah’s lawyer Jagjit Singh said the former prime minister is among the witnesses to be called to testify in the nine-day proceeding which will being on June 9.

He added that the defence currently has five or six witnesses, with another 10 or so offered by the prosecution.

“We need to look into the list (of prosecution witnesses) and we also need to interview them,” he told reporters after today’s court proceeding.

Earlier, High Court judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan ordered Rosmah to enter her defence on all three corruption charges after finding that the prosecution had proven a prima facie case against her.

Najib was seen in court sitting beside his wife and comforting her after the verdict was delivered.

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/malaysianow

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news and analyses.

Related Articles

Najib akan beri keterangan bicara kes rasuah Rosmah

Peguam Rosmah, Jagjit Singh berkata bekas perdana menteri itu adalah antara saksi pembelaan yang akan dipanggil untuk memberi keterangan.

Restaurant chain CEO, company director remanded over graft

The CEO, a Hong Kong citizen, is said to have ordered contractors to give a commission of 15% of the contract price.

Rosmah-Najib’s ‘Can I advise you something?’ phone call admitted as evidence

This reverses the judge's earlier ruling on the audio clips of Rosmah, Najib and several other individuals implicated in the 1MDB saga.

Rosmah ordered to enter defence on graft charges over solar hybrid project

Rosmah Mansor is told to answer to charges of corruption relating to the RM1.25 billion solar hybrid project.

Proksi Jho Low dilantik sebagai penandatangan sah dalam syarikat subsidiari 1MDB

Saksi ke-10 pendakwaan itu mengesahkan bekas pengarah eksekutif 1MDB dan rakan sekutu Jho Low, Terence Geh juga dilantik sebagai penandatangan sah dalam 1MDB GIL.