KUALA LUMPUR, May 28  — Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today claimed as null and void the appointment of Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) to handle a corruption case against her. 

The wife of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is facing charges involving a solar hybrid project worth RM1.25 billion for rural schools in Sarawak, claimed that Sri Ram’s appointment by then  Attorney-General, Tan Sri Tommy Thomas, made orally under Section 376 (3) of the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC), was never gazetted or highlighted during her application and appeal to obtain Sri Ram’s fiat (appointment letter) in the High Court and the Court of Appeal previously.

“The alleged appointment by Thomas under Section 376 (3) of the CPC is totally against the logic of common sense, where fiat in writing under that section is a mandatory requirement under law in the context of the prosecution aga


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