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LIVE UPDATES: Najib’s SRC trial verdict

28 Jul 2020 / 12:24 H.

08.15am: Newsmen gathered as early as 6.30 am today at KL Courts Complex, waiting for High Court to deliver verdict in ex-Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak SRC International case.

09.40am: Najib arrives at Kuala Lumpur High Court

09.46am: Umno president Zahid Hamidi; deputy president Mohamad Hasan; sec-gen Ahmad Maslan present at KL Courts Complex.

09:50am: Prosecution team led by ad hoc prosecutor V. Sithambaram enters courtroom.

10.19am: Defence team led by Muhammad Shafee enters courtroom

10.20am: Judge Mohd Nazlan begins reading out judgement.

10.50am: Reporters inside the courtroom claims that the judge said the defence failed to raise reasonable doubt.

11.41am: PDRM personnel orders crowd outside Kuala Lumpur High Court compound to ensure social distancing is practiced.

11.48am: Judge states testimony confirmed involvement of Jho Low, including in giving instructions on Najib’s bank accounts to a bank executive.

12.00pm: Judge states defence did not produce expert as witness to verify Najib’s signature it alleged to be forged on some documents.

12.21pm: Najib guilty of all charges

12.24pm: Najib’s lawyer Shafee wants to call witnesses for Najib’s mitigation and requests it be done on Monday

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