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Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak walks out of court in Kuala Lumpur after defending himself against corruption charges linked to the country’s 1MDB infrastructure fund. AP

Former Malaysian premier testifies in 1MDB corruption trial

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak took the stand to defend his conduct in the 1MDB scandal Tuesday, as the first of several trials linked to the multi-billion-dollar fraud entered a crucial stage.
Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak arrives for his trial at the High Court in Kuala Lumpur on November 11, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

Malaysian ex-premier’s first 1MDB trial to proceed

Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak’s first trial linked to the 1MDB scandal will proceed after a judge ruled Monday prosecutors had made a sufficient case, boosting efforts to bring him to justice over the mammoth fraud.

Malaysian police raid apartments linked to ousted PM Najib’s family

Police on Saturday raided a deluxe Kuala Lumpur apartment block at which relatives of ousted Prime Minister Najib Razak had been staying as they searched for sensitive documents the new government fears may be taken out of the country, two senior police officers said.

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