Top Picks

Malaysia seeks to lay multiple charges against Najib over 1MDB, says Dr M

Published on 19 Jun 2018 10:54:46 PM

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said embezzlement and bribery with government money are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak following a probe into funds allegedly looted from the state-run fund 1MDB.

Dr Mahathir told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday that Malaysian investigators already “have an almost perfect case” against the principal suspects who had defrauded 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and misappropriated billions of dollars in public funds.