Today, the RM6.6bil CBT trials of Najib and Irwan Serigar will begin.

PETALING JAYA – The criminal breach of confidence (CBT) case involving Datuk Seri Nib Razak, former Prime Minister and former Treasury Secretary-General Tan Sri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah will begin on Tuesday (4th June) at the Kuala Lumpur High Court.

The dates have been set by the judge Muhammad Jamil Hussin on September 15, 2023, following a request from deputy public prosecutor Muhammad Saifuddin Hashim Musaimi.

The case will be heard by the court from June 4 to 27, and July 2 to 31, next year.

The judge said that the entire month of July and June is reserved for trials, except on Fridays.

Najib and Mohd. Irwan Serigar pleaded no contest to six counts of CBT involving RM6.6bil government funds.

Najib, Mohd Irwan and others were accused together of all the crimes committed at the Finance Ministry Complex in Putrajaya from December 21, 2016 to December 18, 2017.

The charges were based on Section 409 and Section 34 of the Penal Code, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison with whipping along with a fine.

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