Rosmah’s lawyers ask for time to prepare recusal submission, judge says they should have been ready

Lawyers for Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor this morning sought more time to present their arguments to recuse High Court judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan from delivering his verdict in her RM194 million bribery-for-government contract trial.

(MMO) – However, Zaini was displeased that the lawyers Datuk Jagjit Singh and his co-counsel Datuk Akberdin Abdul Kadir appeared unprepared and demanded an explanation after they sent a letter of urgency to the court on Tuesday together with their recusal application.

“Datuk Jagjit, you came from a time where written submissions were the norm and your colleague had sent a letter of urgency with 15 grounds why this trial shouldn’t go on.

“When you send something like this, the court will fix the same day or next to hear these applications.

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