Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives at the Kuala Lumpur High Court on July 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters

Najib 1MDB trial: Malaysia’s former PM sentenced to 12 years in jail and fined US$49 million, crushing comeback hopes

  • ‘This is definitely not the end of the world,’ Najib said after judge granted him bail pending an appeal
  • The charges related to Najib’s role in some US$4.5 billion being looted from a state investment fund and siphoned through his personal accounts
Topic |   Najib Razak
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives at the Kuala Lumpur High Court on July 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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