Najib seeks to challenge appointment of private lawyer in RM1.67b tax suit

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

8 Nov 2019, 11:17 tengahari

Updated a year ago


Najib Abdul Razak is challenging the legality of the appointment of a veteran private lawyer to represent the government in its RM1.67 billion tax suit against the former prime minister and finance minister.

As a result, the scheduled hearing of Najib’s application to stay the tax suit against him pending his tax-reassessment appeal with the Inland Revenue Board did not proceed this afternoon.

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