Tag Archives: Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib

August 22

High court orders interior design firm Tatum to return RM2.3 million immediately

The Kuala Lumpur High Court had yesterday Wednesday ordered a Bangsar interior decorator firm to refund a sum of RM2,313,452.07 to its client for breach of services and deliverables. Judge Datuk Lee Swee Seng ordered that the sum be paid immediately. Interior decorator firm Tatum (KL) Sdn Bhd had in their original claim sued Ivy […]

October 29

Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court Strikes Out RM500 million Matrimonial Assets Division Claim by Shahnaz Abdul Majid

The Shariah High Court today struck out the claim for matrimonial assets division (harta sepencarian) by Shahnaz Abdul Majid, the former wife of Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib. Shahnaz had been asked by an earlier Court of Appeal hearing to particularise her original claim of RM300 million. Instead, she raised the […]

June 06

RM30 miilion mutaah excessive, should be limited to 100.8 grams of gold

Former wife had already received comforts of a villa, private pool and use of three vehicles after divorce Bank testimonies not authorized, must be expunged Ferrier Hodgson MH valuation report not credible nor final One-third of RM30 million award to be given away to charity by former wife, underscoring ‘mutaah’ was not entirely for her […]

March 30

Court allows Bekir to postpone RM30m mutaah to ex-wife (updated)

The Kuala Lumpur Syariah High Court has granted a stay application to Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, who was ordered to pay his former wife Shahnaz A Majid RM30 million as mutaah, pending the decision of the Syariah Court of Appeal. Judge Muhamad Abdul Karim Wahab said the court found it reasonable to grant the stay […]

March 21

Shahnaz cross-appeals on RM30m mutaah, wants RM100m

Shahnaz A Majid today filed a cross-appeal against the Kuala Lumpur Syariah High Court decision that ordered her former husband Mahmud Bekir Taib to pay her RM30 million for her mutaah (gift following divorce) claim. The notice of cross-appeal application was filed before the registrar of the Syariah High Court, just after today’s proceeding where […]

March 16

Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib granted stay in RM30 million ‘Mutaah’ payment to former wife

Lawyers Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar and Saadiah Din acting for Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib today successfully obtained a stay on the order of the RM30 million ‘mutaah’ (conciliatory gift) granted to his former wife Shahnaz Abdul Majid by the Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court last week. Registrar Nor Faiz […]

March 10

Shariah High Court rules RM100 million ‘mutaah’ excessive, reduces claim to RM30 million

The multi million Ringgit ‘mutaah’ claim filed by the former wife of Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib was today reduced to RM30 million after taking into consideration that the original application for RM100 million was excessive. Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court Judge Muhamad Abdul Karim Wahab ruled that former wife Shahnaz […]

January 28

Ferrier Hodgson MH valuation report not credible

Lawyers acting for Shahnaz Abdul Majid in the mutaah (conciliatory gift) claim of RM100 million against her former husband Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib today attempted to defend the credibility of their independent advisor Ferrier Hodgson MH. In their oral submission, it was contended that the valuation report was not challenged […]

November 17

Valuation report fails to observe prescribed standards, say lawyers for Mahmud in RM100 million ‘mutaah’ claim

Aim of ‘Mutaah” fulfilled as former wife provided with a bungalow, allowances and fleet of vehicles to begin a new life Valuation reports by independent advisor Ferrier Hodgson MH not credible Failed to observe Malaysian Valuation Standards RM1 billion assets exaggerated and unsubstantiated Off shore accounts claimed were forgeries, no evidence tendered in court RM100 […]

August 27

Ninety per cent of my shares pledged with banks for loans, says Mahmud

Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib today demolished claims by his former wife Shahnaz Abdul Majid that he is a billionaire beyond mega proportions when he testified that 90 per cent of his shares in Cahya Mata Sarawak representing an 11 per cent stake in the shareholding, have been pledged with banks […]

August 20

Sarawak business tycoon succeeds in having child maintenance applied by son, not by former wife

The Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court was today informed that Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib had successfully obtained an order from the Kuala Lumpur Shariah Appeals Court on 14 July 2015 which unanimously ruled in his favour that his only son Raden Murya Abdul Taib Mahmud was matured and capable to […]

August 18

Mutaah claim grossly exaggerated, Mahmud says

Statements purporting to show he had 111 bank accounts worldwide were the work of convicted forgers, Shariah court told. Sarawakian entrepreneur Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib expressed regret that his divorce maintenance hearing had evolved into an international politically motivated conspiracy against him and his family, and in particular his father Governor of Sarawak Abdul Taib […]

June 18

No committal proceedings against Mahmud

The Kuala Lumpur Syariah Appeals Court today unanimously dismissed Shahnaz Abdul Majid’s appeal for committal proceedings against her former husband, Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, the son of Sarawak governor Abdul Taib Mahmud. The decision was made by a three-member bench led by the Federal Territory Chief Syariah Court judge Mahammad Ibrahim. The other panel members […]

May 12

Only the court can invoke, not litigants

The heavily contentious multi-million Ringgit divorce demands by Shahnaz Abdul Majid against her former husband Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, was heard today at the Kuala Lumpur Shariah Appeals Court with three appeal proceedings filed to be adjudicated by the highest court in the Shariah judicial system. At earlier Shariah High […]

April 27

Politically motivated conspiracy had evolved from his divorce maintenance hearings

The Sarawak Governor’s son, businessman Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, today denied a string of accusations by his former wife’s lawyers, including the allegation that there were many women in his life. Testifiying in the Syariah High Court here in the “mutaah” (conciliatory gift) suit brought by Shahnaz Abdul Majid, he also denied that his father, […]

April 06

RM521 million divorce claims appeal adjourned

The contentious and protracted multi-million Ringgit divorce demands by Shahnaz Abdul Majid against her former husband Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, at the Kuala Lumpur Shariah Appeals Court was today adjourned. Counsel Mohd Rafie Mohd Shafie representing Shahnaz requested for the adjournment citing his indisposed health. However, Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu […]

February 18

Sarawak business tycoon to sue former wife and team for fraud and forgery

The accusation by Shahnaz Abdul Majid against her former husband Sarawak business entrepreneur Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib of bringing an unmarried Australian woman to his sister’s wedding, was today demolished in the Kuala Lumpur Shahriah court when it was proved that Abu Bekir was legally married to the Australian. In a cross examination on January […]

February 10

Syariah Court ‘losing patience’ in Shahnaz case

It appears the Kuala Lumpur Syariah Court is losing patience in the Shahnaz Abdul Majid case where she is claiming RM100 million in muta’ah (conciliatory gift) from Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, the son of Sarawak Governor of Abdul Taib Mahmud. This is due to postponements, the latest being today. A statement issued by Abu Bekir’s […]

January 21

Taib’s son was legally married to Australian

Despite claims to the contrary, checks show Taib’s son was married to Aida at the time of his sister’s wedding in August 2000, not 1999. Doubts were today cast when Sarawak business entrepreneur Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib was accused of having brought an unmarried Australian woman to the wedding of his sibling Hanifah Hajar Taib […]