'Surprised but didn't inquire' - Najib grilled on nonchalance over SRC's investment

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid & Hariz Mohd

Modified 7 Jan 2020, 7:49 am

The prosecution today grilled former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak over his apparent lack of interest at SRC International Sdn Bhd's decision to send billions of ringgit abroad for investments despite admitting that he was surprised by it.

Testifying at his graft trial at the Kuala Lumpur High Court today, Najib, while under cross-examination by deputy public prosecutor V Sithambaram, maintained that the state-owned company's board had made the decision without his involvement.

SRC International Sdn Bhd, a former 1MDB subsidiary, is owned by Minister of Finance Incorporated (MOF Inc)...

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