Rosmah Mansor, 1MDB Apply To Strike Out Suit By Khairuddin

Last update: 14/09/2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 (Bernama) -- The Prime Minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) have applied to strike out a suit filed against them by former Batu Kawan UMNO vice-chief Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan.

Khairuddin filed the suit to seek an order for Rosmah and businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, as a defendant in the suit, for the return of jewellery , worth USD 27.3 million, to 1MDB.

Lawyer Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun, representing Rosmah, told reporters that the application to strike out the suit was filed last Sept 7 on grounds that Khairuddin had no locus standi to do so.

"The plaintiff (Khairuddin) also failed to provide specific details in the claim and on this case , 1MDB should file the claim, not him," he said when met after proceeding of the suit in chambers before High Court deputy registrar K. Pavani today.

Also present during the proceeding were lawyers Cains Tan, representing 1MDB, Rishwant Singh, for Jho Low, and Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar Al Mahdzar, who represented Khairuddin.....