PM risks criminal charge
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.