Bakke told not to mention Najib, Jho Low at PAC meeting, court hears

Noel Achariam

Najib Razak faces 25 charges of money laundering and power abuse in connection with the theft of 1MDB funds. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 18, 2022.

FORMER 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chairman Mohd Bakke Salleh told the High Court today that he was advised to be more ‘“accommodating” when giving his testimony on the sovereign wealth fund to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in 2015.

Bakke said two weeks before the PAC meeting, he was called by then prime minister Najib Razak to meet with then PAC chairman Hasan Arifin and former TV3 managing director Ahmad Farid Ridzuan.

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