Final SRC appeal: Najib never questioned where the money came from, court hears


PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court here was told on Friday (Aug 19) that Datuk Seri Najib Razak had never made any enquiries with AmBank over the huge funds that were constantly credited and debited in his personal bank accounts until the accounts were closed in 2015.

Ad hoc prosecutor Datuk V. Sithambaram submitted that the former premier did not take any legal action against the bank for the alleged wrongful credits and debits of funds from his accounts.

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"The evidence of two bankers from AmBank, namely, Uma Devi Raghavan and Joanna Yu Ging Ping showed that Najib had never made any enquiries with AmBank, let alone lodged any complaint, regarding the huge amounts of funds constantly entering and leaving his accounts.

"In fact, the appellant (Najib) had no problem with his bank balances until he closed his accounts in March 2015," he said at the hearing of Najib’s appeal against his conviction and sentence for misappropriation of RM42 million in SRC International Sdn Bhd funds.

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He said this in his submission before a five-member bench led by Chief Justice Tun Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.

The other judges on the bench are Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Abang Iskandar Abang Hashim and Federal Court judges Datuk Nallini Pathmanathan, Datuk Mary Lim Thiam Suan and Datuk Mohamad Zabidin Mohd.- Bernama

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