The charges were read in front of judge Azman Ahmad, who granted bail of RM1 million and set Dec 12 for the case to be mentioned again.
Rosmah and Rizal both pleaded not guilty to all charges. Both were granted bail of RM1 million, of which half is to be paid today and the remainder in seven days' time.
The project in the spotlight involves installation of solar panels to 369 schools in rural Sarawak. It was allegedly signed off by Najib to a Bintulu-based car rental company, without going through an open tender process.
It was widely reported that Tengku Adnan would face charges in relation to dubious land transactions between DBKL and Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP), in which he was previously chairman.
In allowing the transfer, Justice Nazlan said he took into consideration the keen public interest in the case and the high value involved. He also noted that the other case — comprising seven charges involving RM42 million in SRC International — has also been transferred to the High Court from the Sessions Court previously.
“My conscience is clear,” Najib told the media about his partaking in the decision to divert the funds.
Yeo hopes the country can spearhead the R&D and commercialisation of green packaging and other alternatives for single-use plastics.
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Daim “certainly hopes” that the government will make the report public.