Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives in court in Kuala Lumpur to face corruption charges. Photo: DPA

Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib Razak says Saudi king donated millions to ensure stability

  • The funds from the late King Abdullah were a sign of support and to ensure political stability, the former premier testified
  • Najib said he only found out about US$1.05 billion in his personal bank account after the anti-corruption commission took his statement
Topic |   Malaysia

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Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives in court in Kuala Lumpur to face corruption charges. Photo: DPA
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Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives at the Kuala Lumpur High Court. Photo: Reuters

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak was a ‘victim’ of 1MDB scandal, lawyer argues

  • Najib is testifying for the first time, and began by reading 70 pages of a 243-page statement
  • His lawyer told court that Najib ‘did not misappropriate funds’ and ‘did not act dishonestly’
Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal

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Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives at the Kuala Lumpur High Court. Photo: Reuters
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