Shafee read 1MDB book thrice, but maybe with eyes closed - author

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 7 Oct 2018, 9:53 am

Despite senior lawyer Shafee Abdullah claiming to have read Billion Dollar Whale three times, its author Tom Wright said he disagrees with the former saying that the book could potentially absolve former premier Najib Abdul Razak of 1MDB-linked charges.

"I do not agree with Shafee's reading of the book.

"Nowhere in the book stated Najib did not know about that (the source of the money in his bank accounts)," said Wright during a dialogue session held in conjunction with The Cooler Lumpur festival in Kuala Lumpur today...

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