Najib decided on successor, ex-1MDB CEO tells court

Kamles Kumar

Former 1MDB CEO Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi (pic) says the accused Najib Razak of picking Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman as 1MDB executive director who later become CEO. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, August 6, 2020.

FORMER prime minister Najib Razak had approved Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman’s appointment as 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) executive director, who had gone on to replace Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi as CEO, the Kuala Lumpur high Court heard today.

Shahrol said this during the cross-examination by Najib’s lawyer Wan Aizuddin Wan Mohamad, in the graft trial.

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  • This is a heist of the highest proportion. Why don't you admit it gracefully and be like a real gentleman. Don't waste more Rakyats money on these lengthy trials

    Posted 1 month ago by Zainuddin Yusoff