1MDB board omitted details from minutes to 'protect PM' - witness

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid & Hariz Mohd


Former 1MDB chief executive officer Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the Kuala Lumpur High Court today that the 1MDB board omitted details in its minutes to protect then prime minister Najib Abdul Razak.

Shahrol (photo, above) said this while under cross-examination by lead defence lawyer Muhammad Sahfee Abdullah when asked why the 1MDB board minutes did not mention anything about the difficulties the state-owned fund was facing in getting the deal with PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI).

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