Najib seeks to exclude top four judges in misfeasance suit


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  • Monday, 06 Aug 2018

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants the four top judges to be excluded from sitting on the Federal Court seven-man bench to hear a review application by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Dr Mahathir's tort of misfeasance in public office lawsuit.

Najib's lawyer Datuk Wira Mohd Hafarizam Harun told the court that the appointments of Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, Court of Appeal President Tan Sri Ahmad Maarop, Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim, and Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Datuk David Wong Dak Wah, were on the advice of Dr Mahathir.

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