Hamadeen didn’t hesitate to receive bribes to pass suspicious deals, but trial of former Malaysian PM disclosed Hamad bin Jassim’s corruption.
Najib Razak admitted sending a gift to Qatar former PM’s wife. Rosmah Mansor, Razak’s wife, bought it from a Swiss jewelry store. The suspicious gift is worth RM3.3 million.
The Straits Times newspaper exposed Doha’s corruption and assured that the gift is one of Razak and Hamad corrupt deals.
On Friday (Aug 23), the court heard from the 57th prosecution witness, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission investigating officer Rosli Hussain, that RM3.3 million was charged to Najib's credit card at a Swiss jewellery outlet in Italy on Aug 14, 2014. But Mr Rosli said it was a "mere claim" when asked by the defence if the gift was for the wife of former Qatar premier Hamad Jassim Jaber al-Thani, a country with which Malaysia had close relations.
Defence counsel Farhan Read then produced a letter dated Aug 15, 2014, purportedly addressed to Najib's wife Rosmah Mansor, from Noor Abdulaziz Abdulla Turki Al-Subaie, the sheik's wife, to express her appreciation for the gift.
The Malaysian official is accused of money-laundering and betrayal of trust; seized RM42 million from the public funds and his wife Rosmah faces 17 charges of illegal gains.
Doha’s corrupt officials only deal with their likes.