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Govt Fails To Forfeit Luxury Items Belonging To Najib, Rosmah & Family

today8 November 2021

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Source: Malay Mail

The High Court today dismissed the government’s bid to forfeit luxury items seized from Najib Razak, Rosmah Mansor and their children by police after the 2018 general election.

Malay Mail reported that Judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan said the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) had failed to prove that the items, on balance of probability, were bought using 1MDB funds.

Zaini mentioned that he found serious gaps in the elaboration of events and the documents tendered in support of the allegations after considering the numerous affidavits filed by the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC).

β€œThe applicant had through various affidavits merely disclosed the movements of monies deposited into and transferred out of the first respondent’s (Najib) bank accounts and other entities concerned.

β€œNo doubt there were huge amounts entering into his (Najib) accounts and flowed out but the court cannot find guilt based on…

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Written by: Quinny Tan