Judge takes Najib’s lawyer and bailor to task

PUTRAJAYA: A lawyer from Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s defence team received an earful from a Court of Appeal judge over the absence of the former prime minister and the rest of the team.

Justice Abdul Karim Abdul Jalil was clearly annoyed as the defence team was not present in court with the exception of one lawyer, Harvinder Singh Sidhu from Messrs Shafee & Co, who appeared on behalf of the Pekan MP.

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