Kuala Lumpur Excessive Courtroom Choose Mohamed Zaini Mazlan mentioned the prosecution proved their case past an affordable doubt. He had nonetheless to ship his sentence.
Rosmah, 70, had pleaded not responsible to a few expenses of soliciting and receiving bribes between 2016 and 2017 to assist an organization safe a $279 million solar energy provide mission from the federal government when her husband was in energy.
The costs carry penalties of as much as 20 years in jail and a nice of a minimum of 5 occasions the quantity of the bribe, though Rosmah might search a keep on sentencing by the Kuala Lumpur Excessive Courtroom pending appeals to increased courts.
Prosecutors say Rosmah sought a bribe of 187.5 million ringgit ($41.80 million), and acquired 6.5 million ringgit from an official of the corporate that gained the mission.
Rosmah has argued that she was framed by her former aide in addition to a number of authorities and firm officers concerned within the mission.
Najib and his spouse, who has confronted criticism for her lavish way of life, are on the heart of a wide-ranging crackdown on corruption mounted after his administration was voted out in a historic 2018 election.