If convicted, Samirah may face the mandatory death sentence. However, the death sentence does not apply to the two teenagers.
Former Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) director-general Datuk Hasanah Abdul Hamid's lawyer Mohd Khairul Azam Abdul Aziz told this to High Court deputy registrar Farah Azura Mohd Saad, as he also indicated that his client is not objecting to the prosecution's application to transfer her case from the Sessions Court to the High Court.
Part of the funds has been slated for certain purposes including the management expenditure of KLIA, and subsidy and cash assistance, reportedly under the Budget 2017 allocation.
Failure by Rosmah to respond to the notice within the stipulated period may result in her facing a charge in not complying with the notice where she could face a fine of up to RM1 million or maximum jail sentence of up to a year or both if convicted.
The High Court fixed April 17 as the date for the case to be mentioned. Besides the SRC money laundering charges which Najib claimed trial to today, the former premier is also facing seven charges involving money laundering and abuse of power.
Muhammad Shafee Abdullah told the Court of Appeal that his client wanted another judge to hear his criminal breach of trust and abuse of power case in relation to SRC International Sdn Bhd or that he be given a discharge not amounting to an acquittal.