"You Are Back At Home With The Family, Daddy": Najib's Son Expresses His Gratitude

The former prime minister spent the night in MACC lockup before he was brought to court the next day, 4 July.

Cover image via Daily Mail/ashmannajib

In light of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's arrest and ongoing trial on Wednesday, 4 July, things have been a little disheartening for his family

The former premier's daughter, Nooryana Najwa Najib, posted on Instagram, urging the public to think of her father in his dire time of need.

Upon their father's return home from the court yesterday, Najib's son, Mohd Norashman Najib, also took to social media to express his relief and gratitude over their dad's presence with them.

In an Instagram picture posted by Norashman, Najib was seen affectionately holding his cat Kiky with a caption that read: "Thank God you are back at home with the family, daddy. Kiky missed you just as dearly!"

The former prime minister's arrest made headlines around the world when he was charged for corruption in court on Wednesday, 4 July

The charges set against him were for abuse of power, three counts of criminal breach of trust, and one charge in connection to the RM42 million that was transferred to his personal bank account from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) funds.

Najib allegedly committed the crimes during his time as Prime Minister in office between 2009 and 2018.

Image via AFP

Najib, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges set against him

Attorney-General Tommy Thomas, who was leading the prosecution team, proposed a bail of RM4 million in cash and an order for the surrender of the former premier's passports.

Najib's lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah objected saying that the amount was "too high" for his client and that he may need to borrow the money from relatives, as quoted by MalaysiaKini.

The debate on the amount went on for over an hour before Justice Sofian Abdul Razak set Najib's bail at RM1 million for all four charges. The former prime minister then posted half the sum of the bail (RM500,000) and said that he will try to pay the rest of the amount by Monday, 9 July.

Najib returned to his family and the comfort of his home in Jalan Langgak Duta by the end of the day.

There will be an eight-month long wait as Najib's trial has been set to begin in February next year:

Shortly before he was arrested, a video pre-recorded by Najib was posted on his social media:

Read more about the former premier's court case here:

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