Court to review Najib’s request to recuse Gopal Sri Ram in 1MDB trial

Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Former prime minister Najib Razak’s legal team says Gopal Sri Ram, the lead prosecutor in his 1MDB trial, had preconceived notions of his guilt. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 27, 2021.

FORMER prime minister Najib Razak’s appeal to disqualify lawyer Gopal Sri Ram from leading the prosecution in his 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) audit tampering trial will be decided on February 15.

Kuala Lumpur High Court judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan fixed the date after hearing arguments by Najib’s lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah.

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