Minister urges action after video of Najib trial surfaces on social media


KOTA KINABALU: A video showing snippets of former foremost Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s court docket case on SRC International has been shared on numerous social media platforms which includes Facebook.

De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong is looking on court docket officers to take action against the uploaders as such recordings were no longer imagined to be shared on any media systems without the consent of the judge.

“I become made to remember that his (Najib’s) defence counsels acquired the permission to get copies of the intending’s video recordings from the courtroom,” he stated all through a press convention in Sandakan Saturday (April 20).

He stated from his information of the terms and conditions after obtaining such court recordings, one need to get the approval from the leader choose before they’re allowed to be shared on social media platforms.

“I suppose this have to now not be taken gently and the courtroom have to take action against individuals who uploaded the motion pictures,” Liew stated.


According to him, the clips which had been glaringly edited, gave false perception into what befell for the duration of the court cases and consequently, misled viewers as to what virtually passed off within the court.

The much less than 3-minute clip which can also be considered in YouTube indicates someone who seems to be a legal professional cross-inspecting a witness on Najib’s residence upkeep works, among different matters.

Najib faces seven costs related to RM42mil belonging to SRC International.

On July four final 12 months, Najib claimed trial to a fee of abuse of energy and 3 counts of crook breach of believe (CBT) related to the 1MDB scandal.

He allegedly misappropriated RM42mil in price range belonging to SRC International.

On Aug 8, 2018, he regarded in court again for the second time and changed into charged with 3 counts of cash laundering concerning the identical RM42mil