KUALA LUMPUR (Apr 29): Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak has failed in his bid to strike out all his seven charges in relation to the misappropriation of SRC International Sdn Bhd's funds of RM42 million ($13.8 million).

High Court judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali on Monday dismissed an application to strike out all the charges raised by the defence.

Justice Nazlan said the three criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges faced by Najib are not defective as an offence of money laundering and CBT charge is found to be valid following a Court of Appeal decision where in a similar case, the accused is charged with money laundering and CBT.

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