Najib as PM is not a public officer, High Court rules
The High Court in Kuala Lumpur today struck out the misfeasance in public office suit filed by former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and two others against Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak.
Justice Abu Bakar Jais ruled that Najib, as the prime minister, is not a public officer and hence the suit has no cause of action.
The judge allowed the application to strike out the suit and ordered Mahathir, along with Khairuddin Abu Hassan and Anina Saadudin, to pay RM30,000 in costs...
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