Former Prime Minister Najib Razak
Former Prime Minister Najib Razak

By Aathi Shankar

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has been called to enter his defence for all 7 charges against him pertaining to alleged misappropriation of RM42 million belonging to SRC International Sdn Bhd.

December 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 12, 16 and 19 have been fixed as hearing dates for Najib’s defence at the Kuala Lumpur High Court.

Judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali ordered the Pekan MP to enter his defence after ruling that the prosecution had established its prima facie case on all 7 charges of abuse of power, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and money laundering.
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The charges were 3 each for CBT under Section 409 of the Penal Code and money laundering under Section 4 of the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities (AMLA) Act 2001, and 1 for abuse of power under Section 23 of the MACC Act 2009.

Najib, 66, was charged with committing the offences at AmIslamic Bank Bhd in Jalan Raja Chulan and the Prime Minister’s Office in Putrajaya between Aug 17, 2011, and Feb 10, 2015.

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