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Rosmah Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Each Charge & Fined RM970mil

today1 September 2022

Background


Malaysian court to rule on graft case of jailed ex-PM's wife - The San Diego Union-Tribune
Source: Reuters

This morning, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor arrived at the High Court at 9am facing a charge of soliciting RM187.5mil and two charges of accepting bribes amounting to RM6.5mil.

Datuk Jagjit Singh on her defence team applied for a recusal of Justice Zaini this morning but was then later objected by Senior Deputy Public Prosecutor Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram.

He says the prosecution is ready to argue the recusal application. The subject of β€œleaked judgment” for the motion to recuse was not a written judgement, he said.

β€œThe application is based on hearsay, entirely.”

After allowing Datuk Jagjit Singh adequate time to prepare a statement, court was in session at 10:30am.

Rosmah's lawyer berated for failure to ensure client comply with court order to return home from Singapore on Nov 21 | Malay Mail
Source: Malay Mail

The court proceedings led on to yet another recusal against Justice Zaini, as Rosmah’s defence team took the time to make the submission proper. In the end though, Justice Zaini says he is not persuaded and will continue to…

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Written by: Quinny Tan


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