Overwhelming evidence against Najib in SRC case

(The Star) – The case against Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is expected to revolve around the transfer of millions into his account from SRC International Sdn Bhd as there is overwhelming evidence incriminating the former prime minister.

Officials close to case described the transfer of the funds, estimated at more than RM42mil between December 2014 and early 2015, as a very strong “open and shut” case against Najib.

“It was an open and shut case. All transactions were between local companies and banks,” said a source.

It is learnt that key executives in the case are already in the custody of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). 

SRC International director, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil is the person said to have played a key role in the transfer of funds. Nik Faisal is believed to be Indonesia. The other person in SRC is Datuk Suboh Md Yassin who surrendered to the MACC last month.

A high-profile team lead by Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail – who was the Attorney General then – was disbanded in June 2015 a few days before they were about to firm up charges against Najib for alleged bribery of some RM32mil.

The draft charges were already at the final stages of being finalised when Abdul Gani sacked in July 2015.

It has been reported that a total of RM42mil was transferred from SRC International into Najib’s private accounts in AmBank between December 2014 and February through two intermediary companies.

SRC International was a subsidiary of 1MDB before it was taken over by the Finance Ministry.