Decision today on Najib’s bid to delay 1MDB report-tampering trial

Bede Hong Timothy Achariam

Supporters jostling to take photos of former prime minister Najib Razak at the Kuala Lumpur court complex last week. He faces a total of 42 charges spread out over five criminal trials. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 18, 2019.

NAJIB Razak’s third trial, for allegedly tampering with an audit report on 1Malaysia Development Bhd, is scheduled to begin today, although the court must first decide on his application for a postponement.

Kuala Lumpur High Court judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan will rule this morning on whether to allow the former prime minister’s application to put off roceedings until January 13 next year.

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