Original title: Resumption of the case of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib concerning SRC Company
China news agency, Kuala Lumpur, April 15 (Reporter Chen Yue) - Following the opening of the trial on March 3, former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib was charged with money laundering involving SRC International Company. The trial was resumed at the Kuala Lumpur High Court on April 15.
On that day, two prosecution witnesses were summoned to the court for consultation. Mas prosecution has previously disclosed that more than 3,000 pages of documents have been prepared for the trial and plans to summon more than 60 witnesses, including several government officials, to appear during the trial.
The Court expects that the trial in this case will continue until 10 May.
Najib was charged with money laundering, breach of trust and abuse of power in the transactions of SRC International, a former subsidiary of One Malaysia Development Company (One Malaysia Company) from July 4 to August 8 after Malaysias general election last year.
After several delays, the trial was finally declared open on the 3rd of this month. This is also the first case officially opened in Najibs many cases. Najib has also become Malaysias first former prime minister to stand trial.
One horse company is a state investment fund established during Najibs tenure as prime minister. Following seven charges in the SRC International Money Laundering case, Malaysian prosecutors have subsequently added charges in other cases involving Najib. So far, Najib has faced 42 charges, most of which are related to the One Malaysia case. Nevertheless, Najib denied all the charges he faced. (end)