Former Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak was back in court Thursday to request that his 1MDB-linked case be reviewed, in his latest attempt to overturn his 12-year prison sentence. Photo: EPA-EFE/File
Former Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak was back in court Thursday to request that his 1MDB-linked case be reviewed, in his latest attempt to overturn his 12-year prison sentence. Photo: EPA-EFE/File

Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak requests court review of 1MDB-linked case to overturn 12-year sentence

  • Najib Razak is seeking a review on grounds the High Court judge who delivered the conviction should be disqualified due to a conflict of interest
  • The former prime minister was first convicted in July 2020 on charges of abuse of power, money laundering and criminal breach of trust

Former Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak was back in court Thursday to request that his 1MDB-linked case be reviewed, in his latest attempt to overturn his 12-year prison sentence. Photo: EPA-EFE/File
Former Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak was back in court Thursday to request that his 1MDB-linked case be reviewed, in his latest attempt to overturn his 12-year prison sentence. Photo: EPA-EFE/File
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