The People v Najib Razak Ep 40: How not to use social media

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On Day 40 of the SRC International trial yesterday, Najib Razak got himself in a bit of hot soup… other than the fact that he faces seven charges for receiving RM42m in his bank accounts, that is. Patrick Teoh presents for the Malaysian Insight.

The former PM who seems to be using social media to lobby support, had written a Facebook post in an attempt to clear his name over the RM3.3m he spent at a Swiss jeweller in a single day.

This did not sit well with the prosecution, and the judge gave a stern warning to Najib that any more trial-related postings will be held in contempt of court.

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Benjamil Said
20 Jul 2019 1.58pm

For a man who is willing to sell his own country, he thinks he might as well bring down the rest with him.

Najib knows that in the end he will go to jail for all his crimes.

To him, it no longer matters if he is slapped further with subsidiary charges like contempt of the courts, subjudicial remarks in public or even perjury as he lies and denies whatever.

rob clément
19 Jul 2019 2.30pm

@patrickteoh great podcast Patrick!

Kam Chee Ng
19 Jul 2019 10.13am

Social media is one of the weapons to make a person become film star, for those politician who has a lot of money this can help them to improve their image. But once come to Election Result sometime it will happen different. That is why ah jib can lose BN to his opponent! Be he still believes on it. Imagine sometimes you don’t have to advertise ,do what you really benefit the raykat and let them can feel it, the reward will come automatically