1MDB trial: Najib’s ex-aide says Rosmah called Jho Low regularly, invited him to ‘very, very exclusive’ events

Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor telephoned fugitive financier Low Taek Jho frequently and often hosted him at private events at her and Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s family home here, the High Court was told today.

(MMO) – Datuk Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin, a former special officer to Najib, told the latter’s main 1MDB corruption trial today that these occurrences led him to conclude that Low or Jho Low was a confidante to the wife of the former prime minister.

Lead defence lawyer Tan Sri Shafee Abdullah earlier asked Amhari why he considered Low to have a close relationship to Rosmah.

Aside from the telephone calls, the former aide also testified to witnessing direct conversations between Low and Rosmah.

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