The ministry awarded Jepak Holdings the 1.25-billion ringgit contract to supply and install solar energy panels in 369 schools in eastern Sarawak state on Borneo without open tender.
After the trial, Rosmah told reporters that she had been “slandered”.
“People chose to listen to all the lies, to all the untrue stories that have been told,” she said. “I will remain patient and face all the trials and tribulations which Allah has made go through.”
The disgraced former leader on Wednesday lost four appeals related to the financial scandal, among which was a bid for a gag order to prevent the press or anyone from discussing the case, local media reported.
Najib and Rosmah’s lavish lifestyles came to symbolise the rot in Malaysia’s ruling elite.