lebanese jeweller suing rosmah says not all 44 pieces with authorities - diamond necklace set
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama)
: A Lebanese jewelry company filed a RM60mil lawsuit against the former prime minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah mansor44 pieces of jewelry, claiming that not all jewelry was kept by the authorities.
Global Royal deal SAL filed a lawsuit against Rosmah on June 26 for the return of 44 pieces of jewelry sent to her for selection, or she paid $14. 79mil (almost RM60mil).
Datuk David Gurupatham, a lawyer representing the jeweler, told reporters that his client had checked the jewelry seized by the authorities and stated to the police that not all the jewelry was there.
Asked how many were detained, he said: "I can't say how many were there because we didn't submit the necessary documents . ".
"Once we have submitted the document, we will be able to explain this position.
"So it has to be verified," he said . ".
Guru Patan said his client was also trying to intervene in the government's lawsuit against confiscated items tried by High Court judge Mohammed Zaini Mazan.
"We have written to the attorney general's office (AGC)
Ask for details of the confiscation proceedings.
They have replied, so we will step in now.
"We will verify if the jewelry is there, nothing.
We will then proceed with the trial, "he told reporters after the High Court judge, Huang Zhilin, was under case management.
He said that the court has determined that the case will be heard from October 21-24 and the case will be heard from August 19.
On May 7, AGC submitted a notice of not receiving hundreds of items, including former Prime Minister Datin Seri Rosmah man, their three children and 13 people and companies.
The case is scheduled to be heard by Judge Mohammed Zaini on July 8.
On last February, the High Court ordered Rosmah to inspect and confirm within seven days the presence of 44 pieces of jewelry she had prior to being detained by the police.
According to the global royal family, they sent 44 pieces of jewelry in February 10, 2018, including diamond necklaces, earrings, rings, bracelets and tiaras, worth $124,000 each (RM519,183)
$925,000 (RM3. 8mil)
Express delivery to the defendant through two of its agents.
The company stated at the time of delivery that Rosmah confirmed and accepted the terms and conditions in Memorandum No.
926 related to jewelry.
It also claimed that Rosmah also confirmed and acknowledged receipt of the jewellery in its letter of May 22, 2018, but stated that all jewellery was no longer owned by her and that they had been confiscated and are now in the custody of the Malaysian authorities.
The global royal family is seeking the court's statement that the company is the owner of 44 pieces of jewelry, except for an order not to transfer ownership of the jewelry to the defendant.
It also sought a mandatory order requiring Rosmah to provide a list of seized jewellery, return the jewellery, or have Rosmah pay $14 for the jewellery. 79mil (RM59. 83mil).