Malaysian police believe the former CEO of a 1MDB unit, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil, is hiding out in Hong Kong. Photo: ReutersMalaysian police believe the former CEO of a 1MDB unit, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil, is hiding out in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
Malaysian police believe the former CEO of a 1MDB unit, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil, is hiding out in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

1MDB scandal: Hong Kong, Shenzhen also harbouring fugitives, Malaysia police chief says

  • Former 1MDB officials Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil and Jasmine Loo are believed to be in the Chinese cities, said Malaysia’s inspector general of police
  • It follows last week’s claim that Jho Low, known as the scandal’s ‘mastermind’, is in Macau – a suggestion Beijing swiftly shot down

Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal
Malaysian police believe the former CEO of a 1MDB unit, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil, is hiding out in Hong Kong. Photo: ReutersMalaysian police believe the former CEO of a 1MDB unit, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil, is hiding out in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
Malaysian police believe the former CEO of a 1MDB unit, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil, is hiding out in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

Corrected [1:49pm, 10 Aug, 2020]

  • [1:49pm, 10 Aug, 2020]

    An earlier version of this story reported that Low Taek Jho had been charged in Malaysia and China over 1MDB. The story has been amended to reflect that he has in fact been charged in Malaysia and the United States.

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