Najib’s defence argues PSI tried to trick him into expediting US$1b funding

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 7): The defence in Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s 1Malaysia Development Bhd-Tanore (1MDB-Tanore) trial has argued that there may have been a conspiracy by PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI) executives Tarek Obaid and Patrick Mahony to ensure that the former Prime Minister would expedite the release of US$1 billion to their company.