Thursday, October 29, 2020

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak in court for money laundering

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is set to return to court on Monday for the second of four trials involving money allegedly stolen from a state investment fund.

Related: Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak fails in last bid to delay 1MDB trial

He is accused of using his position to illegally obtain funds totalling $550m between 2011 and 2014.

But he denies the charges, calling them politically motivated.

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