Rosmah to be charged again tomorrow over solar hybrid project

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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) says today it has received the Attorney General's Chambers' consent to charge Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor at the Sessions Court here tomorrow morning in relation to the solar hybrid project.

The MACC said today in a statement Rosmah, the wife of ex-premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak, is expected to face charges under Section 16(A)(a) of the MACC Act 2009.

"The MACC had arrested Rosmah at 1:45pm today after she was present (at the MACC headquarters) to complete the final investigation process on the solar (hybrid) case at 1:40pm.

"She was later released on the MACC's guarantee," the commission said.

Meanwhile, a senior MACC official told theedgemarkets.com on condition of anonymity that Rosmah is expected to be charged again tomorrow in relation to the solar hybrid project.

"Yes, she will be charged again tomorrow in relation to the solar (hybrid) project," the official said.

Rosmah at present is already facing 17 money laundering charges to an amount in excess of RM7 million, and she is also facing two counts of graft in relation to soliciting  RM187.5 million for an RM1.25 billion solar hybrid project for schools in Sarawak.