Najib Trial: Two teams from Bank Negara raided Ambank

Najib Trial: Two teams from Bank Negara raided Ambank

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara investigation officer Azizul Adzani Abdul Ghafar revealed that there were two teams raiding the Ambank Raja Chulan branch four years ago.

He was part of the first team that conducted the raid, arriving at the venue in the morning. He also told the court that the second team conducted a separate raid on the same day -July 6, 2015 but the second team only arrived at 9pm.

He said that after he finished taking the bank account documents of then Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, SRC International and Gandingan Mentari, he waited at the bank until nightfall to go back with the second raiding team.

Azizul Adzani revealed this when he was questioned by Najib’s counsel Harvinderjit Singh.

Today is the second day of Najib’s trial. Yesterday he told the court that they first netted documents linking Najib to SRC International during the raid in 2015

The former premier is facing one power abuse charge, three criminal breach of trust charges and three money laundering charges that involves former 1MDB subsidiary company, SRC International over funds amounting RM42 million.

Responding to a question from Harvinder Singh, Azizul denied that he had received orders to obtain bank documents on the specific transactions between RM5 million and RM40 million, which took place between Dec 2014 and Feb 2015.

He also revealed the list of bank documents with details on transactions that was handed over to him by Ambank Raja Chulan branch manager R Uma Devi even though he did not request them. The details are as follows:

  • Account opening form for account number 2110020090481
  • Single credit confirmation advice dated Dec 24, 2014 for RM40 million
  • Single credit confirmation advice dated Feb 5, 2015 for RM5 million
  • Single credit confirmation advice dated Dec 26, 2014 for RM27 million
  • Single credit confirmation advice dated Dec 26, 2014 for RM5 million
  • Withdrawal transfer slip dated Jan 9, 2015 for RM39.7 million
  • Instruction letter dated Jan 9, 2015 for RM39.7 million
  • Withdrawal transfer slip dated Feb 13, 2015 for RM10 million
  • Instruction letter dated Jan 13, 2015 for RM10 million
  • Deposit slip dated Dec 24, 2014 for RM40 million
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