The suit by Deepak and Rajesh, who are directors of Carpet Raya, follows claims by them that Najib, Rosmah and Azeez had forced the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) to exert pressure on them to settle taxes accrued when Carpet Raya is said to be used as a proxy company for Najib and Rosmah in several land and business deals.
"One funder [for YR1M] was 1MDB. The second was companies within the Genting Group. We also received a small amount of money from Petronas — that was for very specific projects."
Hafarizam, who has been Najib’s lawyer for many years, is charged with depositing proceeds from unlawful activity totalling RM11.5 million through two AmIslamic Bank Bhd cheques said to belong to Najib in the client account of law firm Messrs Hafarizam Wan & Aisha Mubarak at CIMB Bank at Putra World Trade Centre between April 16 and Nov 4, 2014.
YR1M CEO: Najib's private secretary told me to get Ihsan Perdana to move RM42m into Najib's accounts
Ung said the funds do not belong to YR1M and she had been directed by the late Azlin to transfer the funds via whatsapp message.
“The Bai'al-Inah Islamic facility was offered, where a facility agreement, a sales agreement, a purchase agreement and a government guarantee agreement was formulated."
Umno Pekan, which is represented by Datuk M. Reza Hassan, said his client will apply to strike out the forfeiture on the grounds of procedural compliance.
The BlackBerry phone had been seized from AmBank relationship manager Joanna Yu during a raid at the AmBank Group building here on July 6, 2015.
Datuk Maliami Hamad, who was the ministry’s secretary (management, loan, capital market and actuarial) before he retired, said he was instructed by his superior, MoF’s secretary-general Tan Sri Wan Abdul Aziz Wan Abdullah, to process the former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) subsidiary’s government guarantee application, after receiving instruction from “top people” during cross-examination by lead defence counsel Tan Sri Shafee Abdullah.
Hence, they will be a party to Semantan Estates' judicial review proceedings, which has been set on Aug 15.
This follows High Court judge Sequerah's refusal to grant an adjournment requested by AG Thomas for the August and September trial dates.