KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): A heated exchange ensued between Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) investigating officer Ahmad Farhan Sharifuddin (pictured) and Datuk Seri Najib Razak's defence counsel in the High Court today on the issue of why the former premier was not alerted of suspicious transactions in his account.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The prosecution in the Datuk Seri Najib Razak-SRC International Sdn Bhd trial needs to prove that the former premier had "full knowledge" that funds channelled into his account came from illegitimate sources in order to prove him guilty, says his lead defence counsel Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah (pictured second from left).
KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): The High Court has fixed Wednesday, April 3, to start hearing the seven criminal breach of trust and abuse of power charges against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, in relation to the RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd’s money that was deposited into his accounts.
PUTRAJAYA (March 15): Ex-premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah told the Court of Appeal today that his client wanted another judge to hear his criminal breach of trust and abuse of power case in relation to SRC International Sdn Bhd or that he be given a discharge not amounting to an acquittal.
PUTRAJAYA (March 12): Attorney-General Tommy Thomas told the Court of Appeal yesterday that the prosecution is under public pressure from within and outside the country to ensure that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s criminal breach of trust and money laundering trial begins as soon as possible.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 26): Defence counsel Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah (pic) argued yesterday that the his client Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s action of redirecting government funds for other purposes was an “executive decision”.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 25): The decision by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to redirect part of government funds worth RM6.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 4): Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah (pictured) is of the view that investigations against former premier Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had not been completed before he was charged, reported The Star today.
KUALA LUMPUR (October 4): In light of Najib's lead counsel Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah raising an issue regarding documents having been served in a CD and not in hard copy, that the documents could not be read, and that he had offered to foot the bill for the hard copy of the documents, lead prosecutor in the case Datuk Sulaiman Abdullah said that the issue is simply causing more expense for the nation.