Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has said the claim that he ordered a hit on a Mongolian model is part of a strategy to implicate him for murder so he can be detained without bail. Photo: EPA-EFE

Lawyer for Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak says hitman’s claim ‘laughable’

  • Death row inmate Azilah Hadri claimed the former prime minister ordered the death of Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu in 2006
  • But Najib’s lawyer says this is part of a conspiracy against his client, and the convicted killer had met with a VVIP outside prison earlier this year
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Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has said the claim that he ordered a hit on a Mongolian model is part of a strategy to implicate him for murder so he can be detained without bail. Photo: EPA-EFE
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