The family's lawyers Sangeet Kaur Deo and Ramkarpal Singh said this after meeting with Court of Appeal judge Datuk Vazeer Alam Mydin Meera, who will preside over the trial despite his elevation to the appellate court.
The panel of judges comprises Court of Appeal judges Datuk Yaacob Md Sam and Datuk Hadhariah Syed Ismail besides High Court judge Datuk Wira Ahmad Nasfy Yasin.
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“Yes we just got the dates yesterday and today is fixed for case management at the apex court.”
"He answered the questions posed. They were on the Al Jazeera interview. Allegedly [the] issue [is] with the purported royal coup and backdoor government by Perikatan Nasional (PN),” Syed Saddiq's lawyer Rafique Rashid Ali said.
Yayasan Al-Falah is a foundation run by Ahmad Zahid's siblings in honour of their parents, and is chaired by Datuk Seri Mohamad Nasaee Ahmad Tarmizi, who is his younger brother.
“With regards to the purchase of the two bungalows on Lot 356 and Lot 403 by Yayasan Al Falah, for which my firm prepared the sales and purchase agreement, the money came from Ahmad Zahid,” said lawyer Faisalluddin Mohamat Yusuff.
Testifying in Zahid's corruption trial at the High Court yesterday, Mubarak Hussain Akhtar Husin said he wrote a cheque for RM2 million to Lewis & Co on Nov 25, 2016.
Mohamad Nasaee, 58, happened to be former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's younger brother.
The bank officers who testified today were: Mar Sai Chin from Public Bank; Lina Zailan, Au Lai Bin, Mohd Zulkfarnain Ab Latiff, Suzaliza Kamari, Sharifah Shifah Syed Zainol and Yusri Md Kasri – all from Maybank; CIMB's Lau Ai Mai, RHB Bank's branch manager G Jayachantran and Hong Leong Bank’s Wong Shiau Phing who were the 44th to 53rd prosecution witnesses in the trial.
The assertion came in an affidavit Apandi affirmed on Friday in support of Najib's application to remove Sri Ram, a former Federal Court judge, from prosecuting him in the 1MDB audit tampering trial