KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 (Bernama) — The High Court here today sentenced Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor to a total of 30 years’ jail and RM970 million fine, in default 10 years’ jail, after finding her guilty on all three corruption charges involving a RM1.25 billion hybrid solar project for 369 rural schools in Sarawak.
The wife of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was sentenced to 10 years’ jail on each count of the charges.
However, Rosmah will have to serve only 10 years in jail as Judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan ordered for all the jail sentences to run concurrently.
Rosmah was charged with one count of soliciting RM187.5 million and two counts of receiving bribes totalling RM6.5 million from Jepak Holdings former managing director Saidi Abang Samsudin.
Previously, the High Court here today found Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor guilty of all three charges of corruption related to a solar hybrid project worth RM1.25 billion for 369 rural schools in Sarawak. Judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan said the prosecution succeeded in proving the case without reasonable doubt against Rosmah.
Rosmah, 70, is accused of asking for RM187.5 million and two charges of receiving bribes amounting to RM6.5 million from Saidi Abang Samsudin, who was then the managing director of Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd through his former assistant Datuk Rizal Mansor as a reward for helping Jepak Holdings acquire a project worth RM1. 25 billion that.