Defence accuses witness in Rosmah trial of vested interest in solar project

ROSMAH Mansor’s defence team accused witness and former Education Ministry secretary-general Alias Ahmad of having vested interests in the solar hybrid project at the centre of her graft trial, after the witness said he pushed the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to release an advance payment to the project contractor.

In making the accusation, Rosmah’s lawyer Akberdin Abdul Kader referred to several letters about the request for advance payment to contractor Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd.