Najib says didn’t verify Saudi donation with foreign ministry

Bede Hong Ravin Palanisamy

Former prime minister Najib Razak says he has no reason to doubt the authenticity of the funds in his personal bank accounts. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, December 9, 2019.

FORMER prime minister Najib Razak did not check if the large sum deposited into his AmBank accounts were from Saudi Arabia’s ruling royal family, the Kuala Lumpur High Court heard today.

Najib said he never checked with Wisma Putra to authenticate if it was the late King Abdullah Abdulaziz Al Saud who transferred the money to his private bank accounts, because the alleged donation was received not long after he met the king in early 2010.

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!

Sign up or sign in here to comment.