Najib Arrest Warrant or attend online proceedings says Appeals Court: The news is coming from Putrajaya dating to 7th December, the Court of Appeal today stated that this could be an issued warrant of arrest for Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak as he has failed to attend today’s hearing of his application in order to adduce new evidence when it comes to his appeal over the conviction and sentence for misappropriating RM42 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd Funds. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Najib Arrest Warrant
Justices Datuk Abdul Karim Abdul Jalil is the one who is leading the three-member panel, he stated that the court had two options for Najib’s team, the first option is canceling the bail and seizing the ball money, issuing a warrant of arrest for Najib and arresting him immediately and bring him to the court.
The second option is, they can in accordance with the court of Judicature Act 1964 (COJA), hold the proceedings online without having to seek approval when it comes to both the parties. He further stated, “We have experiences of holding online proceedings with both parties being in the United Kingdom, United States or Japan, let alone in Malaysia,” the judge said. The other two in the panel were Justices Datuk Has Zanah Mehat and Datuk Vazeer Alam Mydin Meera.
The court has been initially scheduled to hear Najib’s application to adduce new evidence in his appeal today, Abdul Karim has decided to continue the proceedings of Najib’s appeal decision against his conviction and sentence in relation to misappropriation of SRC funds tomorrow, as scheduled.
Najib Arrest Warrant Explained
This has happened after the counsel Harvinder Singh Sidhu, is the one who represented Najib, is the one who applied for today’s and tomorrow’s proceedings which are going to be postponed due to the defense team’s counsel being a casual contact with Tan Sri Muhammud Shafee Abdullah’s son, Muhammud Farhan, he was tested positive for Covid -19.
“I want you to inform the lawyers that they can work from home. Tomorrow means tomorrow. We have not made any decision to postpone. We will hear the application (to adduce new evidence) today. Tomorrow is the decision of the appeal. All submissions are done and over with six months ago.
He ended by saying that this is his order, the case is going to be heard at 12:30 pm (today) which he is going to decide accordingly as of today, there are going to be further revelations in the story in the coming days and weeks and we are going to be on our toes to provide you with further details as soon as something comes under our radar.