On March 12, High Court judge Datuk Muhammad Jamil Hussin dismissed the Baling member of Parliament's application to strike out the charges against the politician as he alleges the prosecution against him was mala fide, oppressive and an abuse of court process.
This is for funds allegedly obtained by Riza and his two companies from 1MDB and its three other subsidiaries between 2011 and 2012, which are allegedly misappropriated.
Govt's appeal against Dhaya Maju LTAT's leave to challenge contract termination, retendering of KVDT2 project postponed to July 16
It was reported on April 14 that KL High Court's Justice Datuk Noorin Badaruddin has granted leave to Dhaya Maju LTAT to commence a judicial review to seek a certiorari order to quash the government's decision to cancel the project.
Justice Datuk Lim Chong Fong, in his decision which was delivered online today, also asked Dhaya Maju LTAT Sdn Bhd to vacate the site and to stop work.
On Tuesday (June 1), it was reported that Liza Chan Sow Keng recused herself from hearing 1MDB’s lawsuit against a law firm besides another case involving SRC's legal action against Datuk Seri Najib Razak and six others.
Federal govt has no locus standi to act against Kelantan in Orang Asli dispute, says Court of Appeal
However, it ruled that the Temiar Orang Asli can initiate the legal action themselves and not through the federal government.
Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak also alleged that the Feb 4 bankruptcy notice issued against him was a ploy for political conspiracy, and backed by malice and the High Court judgement last July where the summary judgement entered against him was not a final judgement within the context of the Income Tax Act 1967 and Insolvency Act 1967.
Judicial Commissioner Liza Chan Sow Keng, who called the case for case management for the first time, informed lawyers for SRC that Najib is her friend.
He said the 1MDB trial is still in its infancy with the 10th prosecution witness.
The court granted MDSA Resources the interim order yesterday pending the hearing of the company's appeal against the High Court's decision rejecting the sanction of the company's scheme of arrangement with its creditors.