Arul Kanda's lawyer zooms in on Najib's rep, sets table as prosecution witness

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 27 Jul 2020, 6:19 am

Former chief secretary to the government Ali Hamsa was today grilled over why Shukry Mohd Salleh, the principal private secretary to then prime minister Najib Abdul Razak, was involved in the meetings to address the National Audit Department's (NAD) report on 1MDB when he was neither the auditor nor auditee.

Ali, who was supposed to be cross-examined by Najib's lead defence counsel Shafee Abdullah at the 1MDB audit tampering trial today, was instead questioned by N Sivananthan who is acting for former 1MDB chief executive officer Arul Kanda Kandasamy...

All Access Plan
starting from


per month
Subscribe Now
You can cancel anytime.
Get unlimited access to our articles on web and apps
Add comments to our articles
Bookmark articles to read later
We accept
Already Subscribed?
Sign In

Share this story