Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives at the Kuala Lumpur High Court for the 1MDB trial on June 7. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives at the Kuala Lumpur High Court for the 1MDB trial on June 7. Photo: Bernama/dpa

Malaysia 1MDB scandal: Blow for Najib as court allows co-accused Arul Kanda to testify against him in trial

  • The former 1MDB boss will appear as a prosecution witness in the audit tampering trial involving the disgraced leader
  • Calling the ruling prejudicial against him, Najib also sought the expertise of a Queen’s Counsel as he appeals against a 12-year sentence issued in 2020

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives at the Kuala Lumpur High Court for the 1MDB trial on June 7. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives at the Kuala Lumpur High Court for the 1MDB trial on June 7. Photo: Bernama/dpa
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