Former Malaysian Prime minister Najib Razak leaves Kuala Lumpur High Court. Photo: AFP

Najib Razak, former PM of Malaysia, tampered with 1MDB evidence, court told

  • Najib ordered the removal of ‘material information’ from an audit report on the scandal-plagued fund while still in power, prosecutors said
  • The charges of abuse of power against Najib and others are both punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a fine if they’re convicted
Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal

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Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak. Photo: AFP

Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib Razak will testify in his defence after judge rules first 1MDB trial will proceed

  • Najib told the court he plans to be called to the witness stand, enabling prosecutors to cross-examine him for the first time
  • The case relates to losses of 42 million ringgit (US$10.2 million) at SRC International, a former subsidiary of 1MDB
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