Testimony reliant on dead man is hearsay, inadmissible, says Najib’s defence


Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Najib Razak’s defence team says the prosecution and trial judge had relied on testimony of a prosecution witness last year in his SRC International case, which was inadmissible and hearsay. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, April 7, 2021.

NAJIB Razak’s defence team told the Court of Appeal today that the prosecution and trial judge had relied on testimony of a prosecution witness last year, which was inadmissible and hearsay. 

This was because the witness, Yayasan Rakyat 1Malaysia (YR1M) chief executive officer Ung Su Ling, had testified of supposedly receiving instructions from Najib’s then principal private secretary – who had died in 2015 - to coordinate the transfer of RM42 million into the prime minister’s personal bank account, said lawyer Harvinderjit Singh. 


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  • We could probably label this 'The Defense of the Delusional'.

    Posted 4 days ago by Arul Inthirarajah