No political interference in bankruptcy proceedings against Najib: IRB

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 11 Jun 2021, 9:41 am

UPDATED 5.40PM | There is no political interference in the Inland Revenue Board’s bankruptcy proceedings against former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak, the board’s legal representative submitted today.

Senior revenue counsel Norhisham Ahmad told the High Court in Kuala Lumpur that the ongoing bankruptcy proceedings against Najib is just part of the IRB’s normal process to execute court judgment in tax suits.

“There is no political interference. We waited since July last year and did nothing with the (summary) judgment (against Najib in a RM1.69 billion tax suit).

“People would say we did nothing...

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