A group of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s supporters gathered in the vicinity of the Kuala Lumpur courthouse here, today, to witness the announcement of the much-awaited decision on whether the former Prime Minister would be called to enter his defence for abusing RM42 million of SRC International funds. - NSTP/MOHAMAD SHAHRIL BADRI SAALI

KUALA LUMPUR: A group of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s supporters gathered in the vicinity of the Kuala Lumpur courthouse here, today, to witness the announcement of the much-awaited decision on whether the former Prime Minister would be called to enter his defence for abusing RM42 million of SRC International funds.

Media personnel, members of the public and supporters arrived as early as 6.30am in advance of Najib's arrival.

Najib, dressed smartly in a black suit, arrived at the Courts Complex at about 8.48am, accompanied by his children, Mohd Nizar and Nooryana Najwa.

Special passes were issued by court officials for media representatives from local and foreign agencies to access the courtroom, as well as a live video feed room.

The decision by High Court judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali is scheduled for 10am.


Najib, dressed smartly in a black suit, arrived at the Courts Complex at about 8.48am, accompanied by his children, Mohd Nizar and Nooryana Najwa. - NSTP/MOHAMAD SHAHRIL BADRI SAALI

Najib, 66, is charged with seven corruption charges over funds amounting to RM42 million belonging to SRC International.

If convicted, he faces up to 15 years’ imprisonment and a fine of up to five times the sum or value of the illicit proceeds, or RM5 million, whichever is higher, on each count.