KUALA LUMPUR, November 22 – Lebanese jewelry company Global Royalty Trading SAL to file a new lawsuit against Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor seeking damages for 43 pieces of jewelry valued at $ 14.57 million (RM 61 million ) which would still be in the possession of the wife of the former Prime Minister.
This was informed by Global Royalty’s attorney Datuk David Gurupatham when contacted after the handling of the case before High Court Judge Datuk Muhammad Jamil Hussin today.
“We have filed an affidavit to confirm that after an inspection by a representative of Global Royalty from October 25 to November 3 at the vault of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), a single diamond bracelet belonging to Global Royalty was found. among 44 jewels that were claimed by Datin Seri Rosmah.
“Previously, we withdrew the civil action against her (Rosmah) in 2019 because we had to confirm whether or not the 44 jewels were at BNM … the jewels are still in her custody,” the lawyer said.
Gurupatham said based on the consignment memorandum that Rosmah would have to pay the full price of the jewelry if she did not return it to Global Royalty.
The jewelry was among various items seized by police from premises owned by Obyu Holdings Sdn Bhd at Pavilion Residences in May 2018, which were said to have been linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal.
Meanwhile, Gurupatham said the court has set May 23-27, 2022, to hear requests for confiscation of other items seized from the premises of Obyu Holdings, including jewelry, watches and handbags as well. only glasses.
“It also includes a diamond bracelet valued at US $ 220,000 belonging to Global Royalty, which was found during an inspection at the BNM,” he said.
Deputy Prosecutor Faten Hadni Khairuddin confirmed the date.
In 2019, the prosecution filed a confiscation request against Obyu Holdings in order to seize various items, including 11,991 jewelry, 401 watch bracelets and 16 watch accessories, 234 pairs of glasses and 306 handbags as well as cash in various denominations in the amount of 114,164,393.44 RM. . – Bernama