Initially, the hearing of the application by Musa and the 32 former assemblypersons for a stay was fixed for today.
An auditor from KPMG accused of "unprofessional conduct" for refusing to furnish accounts and information relating to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has secured leave from the High Court to challenge the decision made by disciplinary appeal board of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
Besides the suit against Kulasegaran, Zakir has also suits against Penang chief minister II Dr P Ramasamy and several other elected representatives and a former diplomat.
On Nov 24, 2017, the Sessions Court here convicted Thai and former remisier Tiong Kiong Choon of insider trading offences, according to the SC’s statement then.
Last December, it was reported that Meeriam, 60, filed a suit at the High Court there to declare that she has been in a quasi-spousal union with the former works minister and engaged in an ala-matrimonial relationship since Aug 23, 1981.
Datuk Wong Rhen Yen, counsel for creditor Mastijaya Sdn Bhd, told the court that since Jepak is based in Bintulu, the issue of whether this matter should be heard in the High Court of Malaya or the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak has to be determined first.
During cross-examination today, defence counsel Datuk N Sivananthan, who is representing 1MDB's former president Arul Kanda Kandasamy, asserted that although there were suggestions and requests to drop certain parts of the audit report, the ultimate decision on removing and/or tampering with the report was still the onus of Ambrin.
However, Ambrin defended that since the order came from the government, he felt the pressure to comply with the requests.
Hearing of PSOSL’s bid to vary interim order blocking movement of 1MDB-linked funds adjourned to Aug 19
PSOSL’s lawyer Alex Tan told the court that there were some new developments in the UK and for this reason, it was seeking a short adjournment to the hearing of its application.
Mohd Haniff Khatri Abdulla: It (the fine) should not have been stayed completely. But [the court] should at least order him to pay 10% of it by way of instalments.
Lodin resigned from Boustead and its related subsidiaries on Nov 30, 2018, while the others left the company last year.