Justice Nazlan said the three criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges faced by Najib are not defective as an offence of money laundering and CBT charge is found to be valid following a Court of Appeal decision where in a similar case, the accused is charged with money laundering and CBT. There is no ambiguity on the positions of Najib being prime minister, finance minister and advisor emeritus of SRC, he added.
The defence based their argument on the grounds that the charges are defective and constitute an abuse of the court process.
The witness said he was a partner at Zulqarnain & Co from 1996 to 2017, and has been working with Habibul for 12 years.
KAJ Development's lawyer, Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla, said today he received a letter from the ministry yesterday informing that the ministry would need time to decide on the appeal as it had asked for six months to do so.
A three-member bench led by Justice Datuk Zabariah Mohd Yusoff reserved its judgment after hearing submissions by Najib's lawyers Harvinderjit Singh and Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, and deputy public prosecutors Ahmad Akram Gharib and Mohammad Mustaffa Kunyalam.
“I was shown Najib's house on Jalan Langgak Duta, and I was asked by Amirul to build a storeroom for the couple. I took the measurements and gave a quotation."
Mohd Isa told reporters after his court case today that the EHP purchase was done after Felda could not acquire land in Papua New Guinea.