SINGAPORE (Nov 17): Prosecution on Thursday morning put forward more evidence in court that ex-BSI wealth planner Yeo Jiawei was close to 1MDB mastermind Low Taek Jho.

Prosecutors say Yeo, who is on trial for four charges of tampering with witnesses, had flown as part of Low's entourage from Shanghai to Hong Kong on June 4, 2015. According to a flight manifest presented in court this morning, there were six other passengers on the flight.

They include Low's girlfriend from Penang, Jesselyn Chuan Teik Ying; Low's close associate Eric Tan Kim Loong; Low's private banker at BSI, Yak Yew Chee; and former 1MDB staff Jasmine Loo Ai Swan, who was wanted by Malaysian authorities for 1MDB-related investigations.

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