Claim of biased judge in Najib's SRC case 'totally unwarranted', appeal court hears

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 22 Apr 2021, 8:07 am

The claim that the trial judge was biased in Najib Abdul Razak’s RM42 million SRC International corruption case is "totally unwarranted", the Court of Appeal heard today.

Deputy public prosecutor V Sithambaram submitted this before the three-person bench, in a counter against the former prime minister’s appeal to quash his conviction and sentencing in the case.

The DPP was rebutting the contention by Najib’s defence that Kuala Lumpur High Court judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali was biased in finding the former premier guilty of...

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