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Not once did Najib contradict Jho Low’s instructions - witness

Hariz Mohd & Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

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NAJIB TRIAL | Not once since 1MDB was formed back in 2009 did then Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak revoke or contradict instructions issued by close aide Low Taek Jho on the handling of 1MDB, the Kuala Lumpur High Court heard today.

During his testimony during Najib’s 1MDB criminal trial, key prosecution witness - former 1MDB CEO Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi - told the court that this led him to believe Low had Najib’s mandate to convey instructions to 1MDB's management staff.

This was despite Low, more popularly known as Jho Low, not having any official authority within the sovereign wealth fund...

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