Tuesday, April 20, 2021


Forged signatures raised by defence a red herring, prosecution says in Najib’s SRC appeal

Ad hoc prosecutor V Sithambaram says any dispute would be between the company and the bank, not Najib.

Company director held under Sosma for sabotage of Selangor water services granted RM50,000 bail

Court of Appeal panel says Lim Kian Aik was confirmed to be suffering from acute coronary syndrome.

Najib’s bid for documents relating to 1MDB case to be heard on May 31

Najib is on trial for four charges of using his position to obtain bribes totalling RM2.3 billion from 1MDB funds and 21 charges of money laundering involving the same amount.

Guidelines coming on use of ‘Allah’, home minister says

Hamzah Zainudin says the guidelines will be based on existing laws and will be acceptable to those from every group.

SRC business plan a sham, prosecution tells court in Najib’s appeal

Ad hoc prosecutor V Sithambaram says the company had nothing to show for all its talk about investment plans.

Guan Eng demands RM20 million damages from blogger over articles on Penang undersea tunnel project

He is also seeking aggravated and exemplary damages of RM500,000 respectively.

RM42 million from SRC ‘peanuts’ for Najib, prosecution tells appeals court

Ad hoc prosecutor V Sithambaram compares this to the RM2.6 billion donation earlier received by the former prime minister.

SRC trial judge appeared ‘motivated’ to hold Najib to account, appeals court told

Defence lawyer Farhan Read also says criminal law is not the proper avenue for this as Najib was already held to account in GE14.

Businessman who escaped MACC building last year charged with RM2.1 million money laundering

Alvin Goh and his brother Goh Yeong Hui claimed trial to all seven charges against them.

Najib didn’t know RM42 million was from SRC, lawyer tells appeals court

His lawyer says the former prime minister believed that the funds were the remainder of donations from the Saudi royal family.

Former top spy given discharge for RM50 million CBT charge

Hasanah Ab Hamid had been accused of criminal breach of trust involving RM50.4 million belonging to the government.

Court allows bid by ex-TH chairman to stay hearing of corruption, money laundering case

Deputy public prosecutor says the prosecution received instructions from the Attorney-General’s Chambers not to object to the stay application by Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim.

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