New charges against ex-prime minister Malaysia

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KUALA LUMPUR – Former prime minister Najib Razak of Malaysia should be facing trial for new accusations to his address. He is suspected of three cases of money laundering. He would be 42 million ringgit on his personal bank account have received from a state fund, which translated amounts to 8.8 million euros.

Najib Razak with the leave of the court in Kuala Lumpur.

Razak can be up to 15 years in prison. Himself denies he is guilty. Against the ex-premier also run all other charges due to the miljardenschandaal around the state fund. He has, according to the prosecutors, in his power, abused and confidence damaged. In July, he was arrested.

Razak was from 2009 until may 2018, prime minister of Malaysia. He founded the state fund on the economy of the country and the capital Kuala Lumpur to give an extra boost. In may he lost the elections of the elderly ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad.

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