Najib says he’s punished for helping orphans, the poor


Bede Hong

Najib Razak says the court has punished him for charity work and looking after the welfare of orphans, in a video posted today on Facebook. – Screenshot, August 4, 2020.

A WEEK after he was found guilty by the high court of illicitly receiving RM42 million, former prime minister Najib Razak said the money was not a bribe or for personal gain but for welfare programmes, including to help orphans.

The 67-year-old Pekan MP posted a video on Facebook calling his verdict unfair. He said 99% of the money from SRC International that went into his accounts in 2014 and 2015 was used for corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.


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  • Fact check please. From what I remember of the evidence very little went to poor and orphans (unless he means him and his wife).

    Posted 1 month ago by Malaysia New hope

  • Looking for sympathy. its not working.

    Posted 1 month ago by Elyse Gim

  • Cukup malu lah

    Posted 1 month ago by Tanahair Ku

  • Previously he had told the Court that he had no idea of what money there was in his account.
    He was so rich that RM42 million was lost amongst all his wealth, and he did not even notice it.
    Now he claims that he knew precisely when it came in (from a dead person), what he spent on and to whom, but none of it was on himself or Rosmah, but all of of it was on charity.

    Perhaps, when he is jail, he can write Arabian Nights Pt. 2, after all, writing 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves' should just come naturally to him.
    That should keep him busy for 12 years.

    Posted 1 month ago by Arul Inthirarajah

  • Court should look at whether he is in contempt of Court. Book him if he is

    Posted 1 month ago by Mike Mok

  • Isn't it your responsibility to eradicate poverty/help the poor. 1% of 42m is equal to 420K. Where did it go. The amount is enough to charge you

    Posted 1 month ago by Zainuddin Yusoff

  • Isn't it your responsibility to eradicate poverty/help the poor. 1% of 42m is equal to 420K. Where did it go. The amount is enough to charge you

    Posted 1 month ago by Zainuddin Yusoff

  • Isn't it your responsibility to eradicate poverty/help the poor. 1% of 42m is equal to 420K. Where did it go. The amount is enough to charge you

    Posted 1 month ago by Zainuddin Yusoff

  • Isn't it your responsibility to eradicate poverty/help the poor. 1% of 42m is equal to 420K. Where did it go. The amount is enough to charge you

    Posted 1 month ago by Zainuddin Yusoff

  • Poodah !

    Posted 1 month ago by Mohammad Badry

  • Poodah !

    Posted 1 month ago by Mohammad Badry

  • Can increase his sentence ah?

    Posted 1 month ago by Joe nuts