Joint hearing application for Rosmah, Rizal on May 24

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court will hear on May 24 a prosecution application for the corruption and money laundering cases of Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former prime minister Najib Razak, and the corruption case of Rizal Mansor, a former special officer of Najib, to be heard together.

Deputy public prosecutor Mohd Dusuki Mokhtar made the application during case management before High Court judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan, who set the date to hear the application and arguments of the parties in the cases involving Rosmah, 67, and Rizal, 45.

On Oct 4, 2018, Rosmah, who is represented by Manjeet Singh Dhillon and K Kumaraendran, pleaded not guilty to 12 charges of money laundering amounting to RM7,097,750 and five charges of failing to declare her income to the Inland Revenue Board (LHDN).

She was charged with committing the offences at Affin Bank Berhad, Bangunan Getah Asli, Ground Floor, 148, Jalan Ampang here between Dec 4, 2013 and June 8, 2017, and at LHDN, Government Offices Complex, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim here between May 1, 2014, and May 1, 2018.