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Lawyer not allowed to discharge self from acting for Najib
EDITOR’S NOTE: Malaysiakini has amended an earlier version of this article which stated that Hisyam refused to submit (present his arguments) after his discharge bid was rejected. The amendment reflects that Hisyam told the court he would be relying on previous written submissions.

SRC Appeal | Najib Abdul Razak’s newly-appointed counsel Hisyam Teh Poh Teik was not allowed to discharge himself from representing the former prime minister in the RM42 million SRC International corruption appeal.

The five-person Federal Court bench chaired by Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat unanimously dismissed the bid this morning...

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