P.I. Bala’s widow’s civil suit against Najib, 8 others starts today


Muzliza Mustafa, The Malaysian Insider

The first case management in the civil suit filed against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and eight others by the widow of the late P.I. Bala (pic) was held today at the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex.

Najib is using the services of law firm Hafarizam, Wan and Aisha Mubarak to represent him in the civil suit.

Only one person has yet to respond to the court papers, said the plaintiff’s lawyer Americk Singh Sidhu.

“We have not received any response from Deepak Jaikishan. We sent a letter to his home address. So we are still waiting,” said Americk who representing Bala’s widow, A. Santamil Selvi, and their children.

Americk said the case management had gone well.

He said the second defendant, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, was likely be presented by the same law representing her husband, Najib.

The others are brothers Datuk Ahmad Johari Abdul Razak and Datuk Mohd Nazim Abdul Razak, senior lawyer Tan Sri Cecil Abraham, his son Sunil Abraham, commissioner for oaths Zainal Abidin Muhayat, and lawyer M. Arunapalam.

“I was told that they are waiting for further instruction on the matter,” said Americk.

The next case management is on July 10.