Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (left) arrives at Kuala Lumpur High Court for the 1MDB trial. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (left) arrives at Kuala Lumpur High Court for the 1MDB trial. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Malaysia

Malaysia 1MDB scandal: Najib Razak running out of time in final appeal against 12-year jail term

  • Former prime minister has claimed he did not get a fair trial due to alleged conflict of interest involving trial judge Nazlan Ghazali
  • Najib’s lawyers have asked for more time to prepare just days before August 15 trial, sparking criticism move is attempt at ‘extorting the Federal Court’ for postponement

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (left) arrives at Kuala Lumpur High Court for the 1MDB trial. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (left) arrives at Kuala Lumpur High Court for the 1MDB trial. Photo: Bernama/dpa
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