Malaysia Ex-PM Najib Begins Final Bid To Set Aside 1MDB Conviction

15 August 2022 15:41 WIB

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives at the Federal Court, in Putrajaya, Malaysia August 15, 2022. Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak starts his final attempt on Monday to set aside his conviction in a corruption case linked to the multi-billion dollar 1MDB financial scandal. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain

15 Agustus 2022 00:00 WIB

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives at the Federal Court, in Putrajaya, Malaysia August 15, 2022. The country's highest court has scheduled hearings through Aug. 26 to hear Najib's appeal of his convictions for criminal breach of trust, abuse of power and money laundering over the alleged theft of $4.5 billion from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), a state fund he co-founded as premier in 2009. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak walks during the break of his court proceeding at the Federal Court, in Putrajaya, Malaysia August 15, 2022. Najib, 69, who has pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges, was sentenced in July 2020 in the first of several trials to 12 years in jail and a $50 million fine for illegally receiving about $10 million from SRC International, a former 1MDB unit. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is seen during the break of his court proceeding at the Federal Court, in Putrajaya, Malaysia August 15, 2022. Najib, who was voted out in 2018, has been free on bail pending the appeal. If the verdict is upheld, he would likely begin his sentence immediately, according to a prosecutor. Malaysian law allows for a review of Federal Court decisions, but such applications are rarely successful. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives at the Federal Court, in Putrajaya, Malaysia August 15, 2022. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak gestures during the break of his court proceeding at the Federal Court, in Putrajaya, Malaysia August 15, 2022. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain

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