Malaysian court rules ex-PM Najib’s 1MDB trial will proceed

Malaysian court rules ex-PM Najib’s 1MDB trial will proceed
The trial involves seven graft charges related to 42 million ringgit ($10.1 million) that allegedly went into from Malaysian leader Najib Razak’s bank accounts from a former unit of the 1MDB fund. (AP)
Updated 11 November 2019

Malaysian court rules ex-PM Najib’s 1MDB trial will proceed

Malaysian court rules ex-PM Najib’s 1MDB trial will proceed
  • The former prime minister must enter his defense on seven charges related to the theft of 42 million ringgit from a 1MDB unit

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak’s first trial linked to the 1MDB scandal will proceed after a judge ruled Monday that prosecutors had made a sufficient case, boosting efforts to bring him to justice over the mammoth fraud.
The former prime minister must enter his defense on seven charges related to the theft of 42 million ringgit ($10.1 million) from a former unit of sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, judge Mohamad Nazlan Mohamad Ghazali told the High Court in Kuala Lumpur.