KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 10): 1MDB chief executive office Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman's witness statement in the 1MDB-Tanore trial has been accepted for now by the High Court despite former premier Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s team claiming that the statement was hearsay.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 8): High Court judge Justice Collin Lawrence Sequerah has postponed his decision on the admissibility of former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman's witness statement in the 1MDB-Tanore trial to Thursday (Sept 10), to hear further submission from the defence.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Unlike on previous occasions, former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s request today for a shorter hearing against him tomorrow to allow him to attend Parliament was rejected by the judge.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi had previously told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that Article 117 was never invoked, defence lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah pointed out today.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 15): The 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) final audit report tampering trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and former 1MDB president Arul Kanda Kandasamy has been postponed to tomorrow, as one member of Najib's defence team came down with a high fever and is undertaking Covid-19 testing.
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 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 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.