CBT charges against Najib not applicable, defence says

Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Najib Razak’s lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah says the trial judge in the former’s criminal breach of trust case misdirected himself by using the term ‘director’ for the accused, which he is not, according to him. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, April 28, 2021.

NAJIB Razak was an “outsider” of SRC International and not a “shadow director” as charged under Section 402A of the Penal Code, his defence team told the Court of Appeal today.

Lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah said the trial judge had misdirected himself in his interpretation of the definition of “director” of the said provision.

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