These are selected leaked documents from the Directorate-General of the French National Police and the Judicial Police Directorate’s anti-organised and financial crimes unit.
The documents were presented to a French anti-corruption court in May-June 2011 and 133 official documents were recently leaked and loaded onto the Asia Sentinel Scribd account.
Over a hundred documents – and in French too. Where to start? Here is a selection of the raw documents for your easy reference. You may not understand French, but you can see key names, dates and payment amounts mentioned that might allow you to connect the dots.
D00071 – Bala’s questioning. It touched on Altantuya, US$500000 and commissions, and whether it was linked to the Scorpene deal.
D00072 – Contract signing in 2002.
D00073 – Terasasi and Perimekar mentioned.
D00076 – Najib’s name surfaces.
D00087 – The condition of “1G$ maximum” (see page 2 of the document)
D00136 – Here GP Menayas refers to Perimekar as a travel agency and alleges that Altantuya was Baginda’s interpreter.
D00144 – The infamous Terasasi invoice requesting payment of the ‘success’ or ‘support’ fee.
D00146 – A few of the VVIPs allegedly involved in the deal.
D00097– A report outlining the whole system of channelling funds and who the likely ultimate beneficiaries could be.