PUTRAJAYA – The Court of Appeal has dismissed Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s bid for a stay of her RM1.25 billion solar hybrid project corruption proceedings.
On the contrary, the wife of former Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak needs to take stand in defence over three counts of corruption charges at the Kuala Lumpur High Court tomorrow.
The panel of three judges led by Datuk Seri Kamaludin Md Said delivered the verdict that there is no outstanding situation to postpone the trial.
Along with Kamaludin are Judge Datuk Seri Nordin Hassan and Judge Datuk Hashim Hamzah.
The three-member panel unanimously decided to dismiss the stay application, in view that the proceeding in the High Court should be continued.
Rosmah filed an appeal on 8 April, after the Court of Appeal allowed her application to get a copy of Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram’s appointment letter as the prosecutor after the prosecution team agreed to give a copy of the letter to the defence team.
She made the application after the High Court rejected her application to get Sri Ram’s appointment letter on 19 August last year.
The was not dated on or before 15 November 2018, the day Rosmah was charged at the court and it was not signed by the then Attorney-General, Tan Sri Tommy Thomas. It was signed by Tan Sri Idris Harun instead. – MalaysiaGazette