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Defence grills 'extremely malleable' witness in UN bribery case

By Roger Hamilton-Martin

12 July 2017

Defence grills 'extremely malleable' witness in UN bribery case UN General Assembly hall. (Credit: istockphoto.com/cristianl)

Former UN diplomat Francis Lorenzo, the DOJ’s star witness in an ongoing foreign bribery trial of Chinese businessman Ng Lap Seng, faced aggressive questioning from defence counsel on 11 and 12 July.