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Rosmah seeks to strike out Beirut bling lawsuit

Hafiz Yatim

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Modified 23 Jul 2018, 6:27 am

Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former premier Najib Abdul Razak, is seeking strike out the RM60 million lawsuit filed by Beirut-based jeweller Global Royalty Trading SAL over 44 pieces of jewellery sent to her in February and later seized by the police.

In the defence filed by Geethan Ram, one of Rosmah's lawyers, she describes the suit filed by the jeweller as unlawful, frivolous, vexatious, and an abuse of the court process.

"The company takes the position that our client is liable to indemnify them monies in the sum of RM59.831 million, which is misconceived and without any legal basis...

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