Witness: Jho Low said he could get PM to bulldoze US$6b guarantee letter

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 5 Aug 2020, 7:40 am

1MDB TRIAL | Former 1MDB chief executive officer Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the Kuala Lumpur High Court that fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho claimed he could get then prime minister Najib Abdul Razak to bulldoze a US$6 billion guarantee letter in 2013.

Testifying during Najib's RM2.28 billion 1MDB graft trial today, Shahrol said Low had asked that 1MDB, through Goldman Sachs, draft the "letter of comfort" and send it to the Finance Ministry after which he could get it to proceed...

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