Report: Najib drops wrongful persecution suit against govt, but continues against Tommy Thomas

Malay Mail
Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 9 — Convicted former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has withdrawn his wrongful persecution suit against the federal government, leaving former attorney general Tan Sri Tommy Thomas as the sole defendant, Malaysiakini reported today.

High Court judge Datuk Ahmad Bache, who had been presiding over the case, was informed about the civil suit withdrawal by one of Najib's large team of lawyers, Datuk Firoz Hussein Ahmad Jamaluddin.

“[The lawsuit against the] second defendant has been discontinued,” he was quoted as saying.