Court rejects Najib's request to adjourn trial to attend Parliament

Hariz Mohd & Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 1 Jul 2019, 8:02 am

NAJIB TRIAL | Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak today failed in his attempt to seek an adjournment of his criminal trial today to attend a parliamentary debate on a bill that would require all MPs to declare their assets.

This comes as Justice Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali turned down the application by Najib's lead defence counsel Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, who told the court that it is critical for his client to be at parliament today as the motion is a matter of "immense importance"...

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