Court rejects Najib and Mohd Irwan’s bid for DNAA

On trial: Najib arriving at Kuala Lumpur Court Complex with Mohd Irwan (right). — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak and former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah failed in a bid to seek a discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA) on six counts of criminal breach of trust involving RM6.6bil that they are facing since 2018.

High Court judge Justice Muhammad Jamil Hussin dismissed the application after considering that the prosecution is ready to proceed with the trial.

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