Najib robbed of a fair trial, Shafee says

Ravin Palanisamy

Najib Razak’s lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah says the former prime minister was ‘played out’ by several people, including the prosecution, in his cases, denying him a fair trial. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 2, 2021.

FORMER Prime Minister Najib Razak was not given a fair trial in the RM42 million SRC International case, his lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah said, citing the concealment of crucial evidence relating to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.

Shafee said Najib was played out by several individuals, including the prosecution in the case, and he claimed that some of the crucial evidence was concealed, leaving the former premier in the dark and denying him a fair trial.

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  • Surely, the defence would have been aware of all facts relevant to their own case, and they had ample time to submit this in their defence brief.
    The facts of another case not relevant to Najib's are immaterial to his case, and this time-wasting request should be denied.

    Posted 5 months ago by Arul Inthirarajah

  • These two keep on playing games and hanging on to the flimsiest of excuses to delay the legal process.

    Posted 5 months ago by Bartok D