Thursday, October 21, 2021

court case

Defence denies Zahid committed criminal breach of trust

His lawyer refutes the prosecution's claim that Yayasan Akalbudi funds were embezzled for the purchase of a hotel in Bali.

Najib to join Rosmah in couple’s first trip abroad since downfall

The former prime minister has been granted the temporary release of his passport for travel to Singapore as well.

Najib’s bid to stay US$8 billion suit by 1MDB to be heard next year

The court has also granted 1MDB's application to serve papers on several others linked to the case by way of substituted service.

Najib applies for passport to travel to Singapore, too

The former prime minister, like his wife Rosmah Mansor, says he wishes to visit his daughter who is expected to give birth soon.

Appeals court dismisses bid by former Felda chairman, 31 others to challenge MACC compounds

A three-man bench says there is no merit to the appeals by Shahrir Abdul Samad, Pontian MP Ahmad Maslan and 30 others.

1MDB gets nod to serve writ of summons to 6 parties overseas

The six parties are the second to seventh defendants in the US$1.83 billion suit filed by 1MDB, among others for alleged breach of contract, negligence and criminal conspiracy for the misappropriation of 1MDB funds.

Zahid withdrew RM17.9 million from charity foundation for daughter’s bid to buy Bali hotel, court told

Prosecution questions how the use of the funds was for the benefit of the poor.

Shafee’s trial for money laundering, making false statements pushed to Oct 26

This is because his lead counsel has a funeral to attend.

Labuan MP charged with abuse of power over employment contract

Rozman Isli is accused of using his position to solicit bribes for an employment contract for a company in which his father and brother have an interest.

How do football players qualify as poor, prosecution asks in Zahid’s graft trial

Deputy public prosecutor Raja Rozela Raja Toran questions the Umno president's use of funds from Yayasan Akalbudi to pay the salaries of the PDRM football team.

High-end shopping sprees by Zahid and wife paid for with funds from charity outfit, court told

The prosecution says over RM31 million was eventually misappropriated from Yayasan Akalbudi and used for various purposes.

Trustees of charity foundation were Zahid’s ‘puppets’, prosecution tells court

Deputy public prosecutor says none of the board members made any contributions, and that all instructions came from Zahid.

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