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Thursday, 17 May 2018 | MYT 3:29 PM

One of Najib's sons allowed to visit former premier at his home

KUALA LUMPUR: A black SUV believed to be carrying one of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's sons was seen driving up to the house of the former premier at Taman Duta on Thursday.

Heavily tinted vehicles and police vehicles were seen going in and out of the house at Jalan Langgak Duta that is still being searched by police since Wednesday night (May 16).

Earlier, Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz was reportedly spotted in a black BMW and allowed to drive up to Najib's house.

However, as the car was heavily tinted, only the policeman who allowed the car in saw who was in the vehicle.

He later told reporters that the man in the back seat was the former Tourism and Culture Minister.

Another car, allegedly driven by Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s secretary, was also seen going into the premises.

Scores of reporters from the local and foreign media have been camping in the vicinity of the house to monitor developments.

More than 10 police vehicles, including a truck, arrived at the house at 10.15pm on Wednesday after Najib had returned from attending “terawih” prayers at the Kampung Baru Mosque here.

Najib's lawyer Datuk Harpal Singh Grewal told reporters early Thursday that several personal items such as handbags, clothes and gifts were removed from the house.

He said Najib and his family members extended their cooperation during the search, and that there were no arrests.

The police also searched another private residence of Najib, a luxury apartment in Jalan Raja Chulan.

Najib and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor have been blacklisted by the Immigration Department and they are prohibited from leaving the country.

Last week, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he expected charges to be filed against Najib following investigations over the removal of hundreds of millions of US dollars from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund.

The Pakatan Harapan coalition led by Dr Mahathir defeated the Barisan Nasional headed by Najib in the general election on May 9.