Najib pressured 1MDB CEO to ensure KPMG signed off 2013 accounts, court hears

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 15 Sep 2020, 10:39 am

1MDB TRIAL | Then prime minister Najib Abdul Razak had put pressure on Mohd Hazem Abd Rahman to ensure that auditors signed off on the company's 2013 accounts, the Kuala Lumpur High Court heard today.

Reading from his witness statement, former 1MDB CEO Hazem testified that Najib had phoned him several times to ensure that the accounts were closed.

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