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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.
Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak is expected to be charged on Wednesday (July 4), after he was arrested by anti-graft officers at his home around 2.45pm on Tuesday (July 3) - Reuters

Bomb threat interrupts trial of former Malaysian premier

A bomb threat briefly interrupted the trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, forcing the court, where the hearing was held, to evacuate on Thursday.

Court postpones trial of ex-Malaysian premier’s corruption charges

A Malaysian Court on Monday postponed the first trials of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is facing multiples charges of corruptions involving State development fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Ex-Malaysian premier arraigned over misappropriation of funds

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was on Thursday charged along with two of his former senior aides over misappropriation of government funds.
Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor

Malaysian ex-premier’s wife charged with money-laundering

Rosmah Mansor, Wife of ex-Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, was charged on Thursday with money laundering and tax evasions as the country continues its probe into state investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
Today, Datuk Seri Najib Razak found himself in the dock again, this time to face three charges of receiving a total RM42 million in illegal proceeds linked to SRC International (SRC). Pix by Aizuddin Saad

Malaysia ex-premier to face corruption trial in February

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak’s trial on corruption charges related to a massive financial scandal that led to his shock election defeat will start in February, a court said Friday.
Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak is expected to be charged on Wednesday (July 4), after he was arrested by anti-graft officers at his home around 2.45pm on Tuesday (July 3) - Reuters

Malaysia’s ex-premier to be charged with money laundering

Malaysia’s embattled Former Prime Minister Najib Razak would be charged on Wednesday under a money-laundering act, the anti-graft agency said.

Malaysian ex-premier’s wife Rosmah Mansor ‘summoned for questioning’

The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been summoned by the country's anti-corruption agency in its probe into a former subsidiary of the scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, according to reports.

Malaysian ex-premier quizzed for second time over graft claims

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was questioned Thursday by anti-graft investigators for the second time this week over a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal following his shock election loss.

Malaysia’s Mahatir blames ex-premier for $251.7bn debt

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday, blamed previous government led by former protege Najib Razak for the one trillion ringgit (251.70 billion dollars) in debt.

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