Najib had no control over SRC funds, defence lawyer submits

Hariz Mohd and Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 23 Oct 2019, 9:02 am

Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak had no control of SRC International funds and thus should not be held liable under criminal breach of trust (CBT) law, the Kuala Lumpur High Court heard today.

Defence counsel Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, in his oral submission at SRC International criminal trial against Najib, said the only persons who have control over the company's monies were its directors and signatories for its bank accounts.

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