PM risks crim­i­nal charge

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

M A L A Y S I A ’ S P r i m e Min­is­ter ( pic­tured) is fac­ing the risk of a crim­i­nal charge over r al­le­ga­tions that mil­lions of dol­lars were fun­nelled from an in­debted state fund to his per­sonal bank ac­counts.

The At­tor­ney- Gen­eral con­firmed he had re­ceived doc­u­ments from an of­fi­cial in­ves­ti­ga­tion n that made the linkk be­tween Prime Min­is­ter Na­jib Razak and the in­vest­ment fund 1MDB.

The ex­is­tence the doc­u­ments was first re­ported by the Asian Wall Street Jour­nal on Fri­day, show­ing about $ US700 mil­lion ($ A930 mil­lion) was wired from en­ti­ties linked to the fund into Mr Na­jib’s ac­counts.a

The doc­u­ments sent tot the At­tor­ney- Gen­eral pave the way for pos­si­ble crim­i­nal charges. This is the first time a Malaysian leader faces crim­i­nal al­le­ga­tions.

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