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Rosmah is guilty: Key takeaways from judge's verdict
Published:  Sep 2, 2022 8:30 AM
Updated: 1:52 AM
Yesterday, judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan of the High Court in Kuala Lumpur convicted former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak's wife Rosmah Mansor.

She was found guilty of soliciting RM187 million in inducements from Saidi Abang Samsudin to assist his attempt to secure an RM1.25 billion solar power and diesel generator project for 369 schools in rural Sarawak.

Rosmah was also found guilty of receiving RM6.5 million in cash from Saidi, who is a former managing director of Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd, as a form of inducement in relation to the same project.

Judge Mohamed Zaini sentenced Rosmah to 10 years in jail and ordered her to pay a fine of RM970 million (more than five times the amount solicited and received). Failure to repay would result in an additional 30 years in jail.

Following the sentence, the court released the "broad grounds" of Zaini's judgment...

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