Najib Razak has become the nation’s first former leader to be jailed. Photo: EPA-EFE
Najib Razak has become the nation’s first former leader to be jailed. Photo: EPA-EFE

Malaysia’s Najib Razak begins 12-year jail term after apex court upholds guilty verdict in 1MDB-linked case

  • The Federal Court has ordered the ex-premier to serve his sentence over several counts of corruption involving SRC International
  • The charges are related to Najib’s role in some US$4.5 billion being looted from state investment fund 1MDB and siphoned through his personal accounts

Najib Razak has become the nation’s first former leader to be jailed. Photo: EPA-EFE
Najib Razak has become the nation’s first former leader to be jailed. Photo: EPA-EFE
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