Federal Court upholds SRC conviction, jail sentence: Najib goes to jail today
Federal Court upholds his conviction and sentence for the misappropriation of RM42 million in SRC International funds: Najib goes to jail today
(Malaysia Now) – The Federal Court has upheld Najib Razak’s conviction and sentence for the misappropriation of RM42 million in SRC International funds, dealing a major blow to the former prime minister’s future some four years after his fall from power.
The five-man bench led by Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat delivered the unanimous decision after a day of drama which included an attempt by the defence to recuse her from hearing the appeal.
Najib, 69, was convicted, sentenced to 12 years in jail and fined RM210 million by the Kuala Lumpur High Court on July 28, 2020.
The ruling was upheld by the Court of Appeal on Dec 8, 2021.
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