KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): SRC International Sdn Bhd’s ex-chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail maintained his view that directives from the government to the former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) unit through its previous chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil amounted to a directive from Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): It turns out that there were even more secret transactions involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds that were concealed from its board of directors, including the application of a second RM2 billion loan from Retirement Fund (Incorporated) (KWAP).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho — better known as Jho Low — was mentioned again in today's SRC International Sdn Bhd proceedings.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): The defence lawyers in the SRC International Sdn Bhd trial decided to proceed with the testimony of its former chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail after all, following their scrutiny of his oral evidence transcript for alleged deviations from his witness statement.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): The SRC International Sdn Bhd trial was cut short yesterday after the defence sought time to look into alleged contradictions in the company’s former chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail’s (pictured) oral evidence and written statement.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail (pictured) agreed with former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s lawyer Harvinderjit Singh that the company’s board may have been duped by its managing director (MD) Nik Faisal Ariff Kamal over its venture with Aabar Investments PJS.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail (pictured) concurred with Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lawyers that the board which he had chaired from August 2011 to August 2014 was never informed by former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi about an earlier account opened by the company on January 2011.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Today’s afternoon session of the trial against former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak over his alleged involvement in embezzling funds from SRC International Sdn Bhd saw the defence going into overdrive to prove he was not in control of the special purpose vehicle (SPV).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail (pictured) told the High Court here today that former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who was appointed as advisor emeritus of the company, has control of the subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairperson Tan Sri Ismee Ismail will continue with his testimony during the examination-in-chief by the prosecution, where he is expected to further touch on the running of the company he left in 2014.