Najib stopped inquiries into SRC funds due to diplomatic sensitivities, says lawyer


Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Najib Razak was found guilty by the Kuala Lumpur High Court of seven charges of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power last July. He is currently out on a RM2 million bail. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, April 27, 2021.

NAJIB Razak stopped former second finance minister Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah from inquiring about SRC International’s funds in Switzerland to avoid any diplomatic sensitivities, the Court of Appeal heard today.

Defence lawyer Farhan Read said that was the only reason and it was not because of any personal interest.


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  • What sensitivities? Certainly not on the part of the Swiss authorities who are strict in stamping out money laundering by foreign politicians. They are transparent in their actions because Switzerland is keen to end the perception it will hide illicit funds.

    Posted 1 month ago by Malaysia New hope

  • All these while najis says he was above board and that he doesn't wield the control both board and management of SRC and now its out in the open he has a say and a strong one. najis is a putar alam bin putar belit.

    Posted 1 month ago by Teruna Kelana