Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib due to go on trial over 1MDB-linked graft

Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib due to go on trial over 1MDB-linked graft

Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak has gone on trial for his role in a financial scandal. Razak faces seven charges in the first of several criminal cases accusing him of pocketing $681 million from the sovereign wealth fund 1MDB. He pleaded not guilty to all the charges on Wednesday. The 1MDB fund was designed to boost Malaysia’s economy through strategic investments.

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