Speaking after proceedings of the SRC International trial yesterday, Shafee alleged that when the MACC wiretapped Najib, it ignored due process and did not follow the adequate approval processes.
Apandi said he did not see any wrongdoing on Najib’s part as the then prime minister. This, according to him, is because Najib had no knowledge of SRC money coming into his personal account.
However, the suggestion did not come through as then attorney-general (AG) Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail was later removed from his position on July 27, 2015, about three weeks after the meeting.
T Rajan, who took the stand as a prosecution witness in Zahid’s RM6 million graft trial today, said the cheques were issued by him to his money changer, to be cashed into Australian currency that he was going to use to buy a property for his daughter in Australia. He subsequently received around A$90,000 from the money changer.
In a tense session of the SRC International case yesterday, Latheefa testified as a defence witness to ascertain the admissibility of the recordings in court.
“The three of them could not be identified because we could not see their passports.”
Selva Mookiah will take the stand to testify about the time he accompanied Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission officers to Riyadh in late November 2015 as part of an investigation into the RM2.6 billion from 1Malaysia Development Bhd that had allegedly entered into the accounts of then prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak.
The application by Tengku Adnan's lawyer Datuk Tan Hock Chuan has to do with Tengku Adnan tendering documents for his asset declaration.
“As far as I can recall, I did not suggest to the prime minister to open any accounts at AmBank, also at this time I don’t know what and how many accounts the PM had at AmBank at that time. I didn’t know that Nik Faisal was authorised to manage the prime minister’s account.”
Najib said this is due to support from Bersatu, Umno, PAS and GPS.