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Witness confirms cheques worth RM10.77m issued by Najib

KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The fifth witness to appear in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's (pictured) SRC International Sdn Bhd trial has confirmed that cheques worth a total of RM10.77 million were issued by the former prime minister in 2015.

AmBank cheque processing senior manager Badrul Hisam Mohamad confirmed that a total of 15 cheques amounting to RM10.77 million were sent out by Najib during the year via his personal AmBank and AmBank Islamic accounts.

Some of the larger cheques include a RM3.5 million cheque which was paid to law firm Hafarizam Wan & Aisha Mubarak, RM2.5 million paid to Zulqarnain & Co, as well as RM1 million paid to Solar Shine Sdn Bhd.

Najib also paid out RM1 million to United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (UPKO), RM1 million to Umno Pulau Pinang Liaison and RM300,000 to Umno Johor Bahru Division.

The total amount confirms the RM10.77 million which was mentioned by Attorney General Tommy Thomas in his opening speech on April 3.— theedgemarkets.com

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Cheques issued by Najib in 2015

Account     Amount (RM)     Payee     Date
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     240,000     Vital Spire Sdn Bhd     30/1/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     300,000     Centre for Strategic Engagement     8/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     2,500,000     Zulqarnain & Co     2/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     238,914     Lim Soon Teng     8/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     100,000     ABS Trend Master Sdn Bhd     12/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     1,000,000     UPKO     13/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     400,000     Rumah Penyayang Tun Abdul Razak     12/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     50,000     Asmadi bin Abu Talib     12/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     13,800     Manisah bt Othman     12/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     56,500     Moz (M) Sdn Bhd     24/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     1,000,000     Umno Pulau Pinang Liaison     26/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     77,300     Syadilah Enterprise     24/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     300,000     Umno Johor Bahru Division     26/2/2015
Ambank Islamic 2022011906     1,000,000     Solar Shine Sdn Bhd     17/2/2015
Ambank 2022011898     3,500,000     Hafarizam Wan & Aisha Mubarak      21/1/2015
Total     10,776,514    
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