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Ex-Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak found guilty

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday was found guilty on all seven counts in the

Najib Razak

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 July 2020 5:17 AM GMT

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday was found guilty on all seven counts in the first of five trials over his role in the multibillion-dollar 1MDB state investment fund corruption scandal. Najib was charged with one count of abuse of power, three counts of criminal breach of trust (CBT), and three counts of money laundering, all involving RM42 million misappropriated from SRC International Sdn Bhd, a 1MDB subsidiary, reports The Star newspaper. The 66-year-old former leader faces imprisonment of up to 20 years and a fine for the abuse of power charge; up to 20 years' prison, whipping and a fine for the three CBT charges; and up to 15 years in jail and a fine for the money laundering charges.(IANS)

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