The corruption trial of Malaysia’s former premier Najib Razak relating to funds misappropriated from SRC International, a former subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), has finally closed, with the judge setting July 28 for a verdict. The trial began in April last year.
The defence has pinned the blame on elusive financier Low Taek Jho, otherwise known as Jho Low, calling Najib a “victim of a scam”.
Led by Shafee Abdullah – himself on trial for money-laundering and tax evasion – the defence has maintained that Low mismanaged Najib’s accounts.
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