RM9.5mil received by Shafee from Najib was not a loan, court told

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): The High Court here was told that the two cheques totalling RM9.5mil which lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah received from Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak were not a loan.

Former Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) tax officer Syed Nasrul Fahmi Syed Mohamad, said based on documents and investigation findings, the cheques were advanced payments for legal services rendered by the lawyer to the former prime minister.

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