SINGAPORE (Nov 9): Ex-BSI wealth planner Yeo Jiawei was privy to information swirling about Malaysia’s top officials because he was receiving news directly from Jho Low, said key prosecution witness Jose Renato Carvalho Pinto in court on Wednesday.

Pinto said Yeo had told him to keep calm days before former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin was sacked.

“Remain cool now,” Yeo allegedly wrote to Pinto on July 22 last year. “My understanding is it’s war time within Malaysia, and other countries are waiting to see how it turns out before they move.”

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