KUALA LUMPUR: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor has received all documents pertaining to her corruption charges on solar hybrid project for 369 rural schools in Sarawak.
Rosmah’s lead counsel Datuk Akberdin Abdul Kader said they had received the documents on Wednesday and in the midst to review all the details to decide whether to object the application by the prosecution team to transfer the case to the High Court.
“We already received the 300-page document under Section 51A of the Criminal Procedure Code,” he said during the mention of the case before Sessions Court judge Azman Abdullah.
It was understood that the documents includes tender and letters pertaining to the solar project.
Meanwhile, deputy public prosecutor Datuk Mohd Dusuki Mokhtar said the status of the application for the case to be transferred to High Court has not been decided by the High Court.
“We already applied for the transfer but the High Court has not decided yet due to certain issues raised by the defence team,” he said.
The court then fixed Feb 15 for mention.
On Nov 15, the former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s wife was charged with two counts of soliciting and receiving RM187.5 million and RM1.5 million respectively from Saidi Abang Samsudin, the managing director of Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd.
The amount was allegedly solicited by Rosmah as an inducement to help the company secure a tender through direct negotiation from the Education Ministry worth RM1.25 billion for a solar hybrid project for 369 rural schools in Sarawak.
The Hybrid Photovoltaic Solar System Integrated Project and Maintenance and Operation of Genset/Diesel are for 369 rural schools in Sarawak.
On the money laundering charges, Rosmah, 67, was allegedly to have engaged in transactions that involved proceeds from unlawful activity by allowing money totalling RM7,097, 750 to be deposited into her account.
Both charges, framed under Section 16 (a) (A) of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009, carry a jail term of up to 20 years with a fine of up to five times the value of the graft or RM10,000, whichever is higher, upon conviction.
She was released on RM1 million bail.