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Yoursay: Shafee is playing every card in his deck

  • Aug 10, 2018
YOURSAY | ‘Section 51A of the CPC requires disclosure before trial, not at defence’s convenience.’Gerard Lourdesamy: Does lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah not know how to print from the CD? This is a paperless government. We want to conserve trees instead of kleptocrats. Section 51A of the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) requires disclosure before the trial and not at the convenience of the defence. Since pre-trial discovery was given at the case management, Shafee has nothing to compla
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Shafee questions legality of 1MDB taskforce

  • Jul 4, 2018
Senior lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, who is representing Najib Abdul Razak in his corruption trial, has rapped the 1MDB taskforce for issuing a statement saying that the former premier would be charged today.Shafee said he agreed with Malaysian Bar president George Varughese, who questioned the legality of the taskforce in coming out with the statement."The taskforce is bypassing the attorney-general's powers by issuing the statement with regards to Najib being arrested and charged today."I a
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I have this hotshot lawyer, says Najib pointing to Shafee

  • Jul 4, 2018
Former premier Najib Abdul Razak has indicated that his fate with regard to his court case is in good hands.“I have this hotshot lawyer,” he replied with a smile and pointed to his defence counsel Muhammad Shafee Abdullah when asked if he was confident of being accorded a fair hearing.Shafee became embroiled in a scandal in 2017 when Sarawak Report alleged that Najib had paid him RM9.5 million.This fuelled speculations of a conspiracy against Pakatan Harapan de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim in
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Shafee's car spotted at Najib's home

  • Jul 3, 2018
Top lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah has been spotted at former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak's residence, hours after his arrest by the MACC. A black SUV registered under Shafee's name was seen entering Najib's Langgak Duta home at 9.30pm.Kosmo reported that the lawyer was present at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya, where Najib is being held, at 8.40pm.The former prime minister was arrested by the commission this afternoon over their probe into SRC International Sdn Bhd, and will be c
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Probe claim Najib paid Shafee RM9.5m, says Amanah leader

  • May 16, 2018
Mohamed Hanipa Maidin has urged the authorities to investigate the allegation that former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak paid prominent lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah RM9.5 million. The Amanah leader made the call in conjunction with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V granting Anwar Ibrahim a full pardon this afternoon.Hanipa said he believes the Pakatan Harapan government would order a detailed investigation into the matter.“Numerous quarters, including the Malaysian Bar, hav
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