Court dismisses Dr Mahathir’s bid to sue Najib for misfeasance

Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has failed in his bid to sue Najib Razak for committing misfeasance in public office and acting in breach of his fiduciary duty over the management of sovereign investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 7, 2020.

THE Federal Court today dismissed former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and former Batu Kawan Umno vice-chief Khairuddin Abu Hassan application to review a previous court ruling in their misfeasance of public office suit against Najib Razak.

The two sought to review the earlier decision of the Federal Court which disallowed their application for leave to appeal the High Court and Court of Appeal’s decisions to strike out the suit

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