Saturday, December 12, 2020

Rosmah Mansor’s Graft Trial: Prosecution Closes Case

Yesterday, the prosecution in Rosmah Mansor’s corruption trial wrapped up its case against Najib Razak's infamous wife. 

Rosmah (right) is accused of soliciting RM187.5 million from Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd between 2016 and 2017 to help the firm secure a RM1.25 billion project to supply solar hybrid power to 369 rural schools in Sarawak. 

She is also accused of receiving RM5 million and another RM1.5 million in 2016 and 2017 respectively to ensure Jepak secured the contract. 

The trial began on February 05, 2020 and went on to hear testimonies from 23 witnesses brought by the prosecution. 

Judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan has set December 28 for written submissions to be filed by the defence, while replies by the prosecution are required to be submitted by January 04, 2021. The next hearing date is February 10. 

She faces a maximum 20 years' jail and a fine of not less than five times the amount of the gratification if convicted.

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