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Former minister tells court he lied to cover for Najib

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid & Hariz Mohd
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SRC TRIAL | Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah admitted today that he lied when he said his resignation as second finance minister in 2016 was not due to the 1MDB scandal, because he wanted to cover for then-premier Najib Abdul Razak.

"I wanted to cover the real story. I didn't want to tell the true story to the newspapers, then they would write all kinds of things...

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