Najib testifies to Saudi donation, denies having full control of SRC International ops


Bede Hong

Former prime minister Najib Razak told the Kuala Lumpur High Court he received a donation from the late Saudi leader King Abdullah Abdulaziz Al Saud while denying being in complete control of SRC International Sdn Bhd. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 8, 2019.

FORMER prime minister Najib Razak said he was the recipient of a personal donation amounting to US$800 million (then RM2.4 billion) from Saudi Arabia’s late King Abdullah Abdulaziz Al Saud in 2013, the high court heard last week.

Najib also denied he had total control of SRC International Sdn Bhd and maintained he was not fully aware of its operations as he read from his 243-page defence statement.


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