I did not ask about cheques to Shafee, says witness

Veteran lawyer Mohammad Shafee Abdullah is accused of knowingly receiving the proceeds of crime and filing incorrect tax returns to the Inland Revenue Board. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 27, 2022.

A MALAYSIAN Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigating officer told the High Court in Kuala Lumpur today that he did not question former prime minister Najib Razak about RM9.5 million in cheques he gave to Muhammad Shafee Abdullah’s lawyer in 2013 and 2014.

Mohamad Farid Jabar, 37, said he also did not meet with Najib to confirm this.

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