Arab donation claim ‘desperate’ defence for Najib, appeal court hears

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 21 Apr 2021, 7:02 am

Najib Abdul Razak’s claim of receiving a donation from Arab royalty is a "desperate" defence against the RM42 million SRC International corruption case, the Court of Appeal heard today.

This is because there are contradictions in the defence witnesses’ testimonies regarding the claim, deputy public prosecutor V Sithambaram submitted before the three-person bench today.

The DPP pointed to the conflicting defence testimonies over when the late...

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