KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): The defence in former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd trial told the High Court here today that it was difficult to mount the best defence possible for their client as he was a prime minister and a man with immense power.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): The prosecution in Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd trial contended that the former prime minister had absolute knowledge of RM42 million from SRC which ended up in his accounts.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): The defence concluded its submissions on the three money laundering charges faced by Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak by saying that the former premier did not check the deposits in his accounts as he thought they were Saudi Arabian donations, and that his deceased senior private secretary would have confirmed if there were enough funds or not.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 22): The High Court has turned down a lawyer's request for a revision of the Sessions Court decision earlier this month to grant a discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA) to Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz over money laundering charges in relation to 1Malaysia Development Bhd.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Former 1MDB CEO Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the High Court today that he could not comment on whether former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak was involved in the dealings between the troubled fund and PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI).
KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Former 1MDB CEO Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi shared an anecdote about his "famous nasi goreng" in explaining at the High Court today why he trusted fugitive financier Jho Low.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): An internal memo among the board and management of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) referred to the repatriation of US$1.
1MDB-Tanore trial: Defence, prosecution appears frustrated as judge maintains only three lawyers allowed
KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): Both the prosecution and defence in former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's 1Malaysia Development Bhd-Tanore (1MDB-Tanore) trial appeared frustrated today, as High Court judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah refused their request to have more lawyers during the proceedings.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): Former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi denied that he swept "everything under the carpet" by changing the external auditor which declined to sign off the accounts.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): The prosecution in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)-Tanore trial told the High Court today that they intend to call Riza Aziz as a witness as he is ready to give evidence.