Rosmah applies for a temporary passport release so she can visit her pregnant daughter in S’pore – Mothership.SG

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Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, has applied for a temporary passport to visit her daughter in Singapore, who is expecting a baby soon, Free Malaysia today (FMT) reported.

The 69-year-old was allegedly stripped of her passport in 2019 on corruption charges, and the ongoing trial is linked to a 1.25 billion RM ($ 406 million) solar energy project for rural schools in Sarawak.

It is scheduled that the High Court will consider Rosmah’s application on October 15.

The daughter is expected to be born in Singapore soon

Rosmah planned to leave Malaysia from the end of October to the beginning of December, so as a result he wanted the Malaysian police and the Immigration Department to cooperate, according to FMT.

In her application, she reportedly said that her daughter Nooryana Najwa Najib is expecting a second child and that she will be born in a private hospital.

Nooryana Najwa Najib, Rosmah’s daughter. (Image via Critique)

Rosmah also expressed a desire to provide mental and emotional support to her daughter, who has complications during childbirth.

Nooryana married her husband, a Kazakh citizen, Danyar Kessikbayev in 2015, and the couple currently lives in Singapore, Malay Mail reported.

Rosmah faces a transplant charge

The wife of the former prime minister is accused of asking around 187.5 million RM ($ 61 million) from a private company in exchange for help securing the project from the Malaysian Ministry of Education. Malaysian reported.

The project, worth 1.25 billion RM ($ 406 million), was to supply electricity to 369 rural schools in Sarawak.

Rosmah also faces two more charges for allegedly accepting a bribe of RM 5 million ($ 1.62 million) and RM 1.5 million ($ 488,000) as a reward for securing the project.

He broke down in court earlier

During the previous trial on October 6, Rosmah broke down in court, calling the lawsuit a “cruel and evil act” against her family, and claimed that the hearing was “malicious prosecution”, according to FMT.

He is expected to return to court on October 21.

The daughter faces charges of unpaid taxes

Rosmam’s daughter is also in a lawsuit with the Malaysian Internal Revenue Committee (RBI) over her alleged non-payment of income tax from 2011 to 2017, according to Ivica.

The RBI is reportedly seeking about RM 10.33 million ($ 3.35 million) in unpaid taxes from Nooryana.

Earlier, in October 2018, Nooryana said the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission had “gone too far” by arresting her mother, A star reported.

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