Court grants Najib, son stay in RM1.69 billion tax suit

Ex-prime minister Najib Razak and his son Mohd Nazifuddin are looking to set aside a summary judgment requiring Najib to pay RM1.69 billion in taxes. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 21, 2022.

THE Federal Court today granted a stay in the RM1.69 billion tax judgement against former prime minister Najib Razak and his son Mohd Nazifuddin.

A three-person Federal Court bench chaired by Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat unanimously allowed the stay application, following no objection raised by the Inland Revenue Board’s (IRB) legal representative, senior federal counsel Al-Hummidallah Idrus.

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