KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, is to face 17 charges of money laundering involving about RM7mil.
According to the court cause list, Rosmah, 66, will be brought before Sessions Court Judge Azura Alwi.
The charges framed against her are under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (AMLATFPUAA) 2001.
Najib's case is scheduled for mention on Thursday (Oct 4) as well. He will appear before High Court Judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali over the three counts of criminal breach of trust, one charge of abuse of power and three counts of money laundering involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds totalling RM42mil.
Local and foreign journalists had gathered at the Courts Complex as early as 6.45am and they queued in two rows for registration to enter the courtrooms, one at "Pendaftaran DS Rosmah" and the other, "Pendaftaran DS Najib".The court has made available 22 passes for the local and foreign journalists to enter the courtrooms. Forty passes have also been given out for reporters for the video-link room for Rosmah's case and 20 passes for Najib's case. - Bernama