Najib's SRC trial postponed after bomb threat at court complex

KUALA LUMPUR: The money laundering trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was adjourned from its morning session due to a bomb threat at the Jalan Duta court here.

Justice Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali at first informed the court that he had received information from Deputy Registrar Mahyudin Mohmad Som that there had been a bomb threat.

Mohd Nazlan then asked for proceedings to be postponed and asked for the courtroom to be vacated.

Najib, 66, is facing seven criminal charges over funds belonging to SRC International totalling RM42 million (S$13.9 million), namely three criminal breach of trust charges, one charge of abuse of power and three charges of money laundering.

The courtroom was vacated at about 12.15pm.

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