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Najib wants four judges in Dr M's RM2.6b suit to recuse themselves

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Najib Abdul Razak's lawyer today objected to the presence of four top judges hearing a review application of Dr Mahathir Mohamad's misfeasance in their RM2.6 billion public office suit against the former prime minister.

Mohd Hafarizam Harun said four of the seven judges on the bench – Chief justice Richard Malanjum, Court of Appeal president Ahmad Ma'arop, Chief judge of Malaya Zaharah Ibrahim and Chief judge of Sabah and Sarawak David Wong Dak Wah – were appointed on the recommendation of Mahathir as prime minister.

For this reason, the lawyer applied for the four judges to recuse themselves...

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