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MACC questions Najib again after 'new findings' in 1MDB probe

  • Oct 18, 2018
Najib Abdul Razak today appeared before MACC for the sixth time to answer questions over 1MDB-related cases.Sources close to the investigation said that the former premier was summoned again to have his statement recorded on 1MDB's debt payments to International Petroleum Investment Company (Ipic)."He was called again today following new findings made by investigators probing 1MDB case," said a source.It is learnt that the Pekan MP spent over three hours at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya, af
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How quickly Najib gave up on his 'last resort' to clear his name

  • Oct 14, 2018
MP SPEAKS | I must congratulate former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak for landing a new job – making a cameo appearance in a South Korean television drama – as it not easy for a former leader of his 'stature' to find work. But he probably committed the biggest blunder of his entire life when he tried to be a 'hero' on the issue of reopening of investigation into the mysterious murder of Mongolian national Altantunya Shaariibuu – striking the posture that he would order his assistant t
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Najib seeks public donations to assist him and 'silenced' gov't critics

  • Oct 14, 2018
Hit with hefty bail amounts over multiple money-laundering charges, former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak is seeking public donations to assist him through a fund set up by his daughter Nooryana Najwa. In a Facebook post, Najib said the fund, established by his daughter and local NGO Gerakan Belia Sejagat, was also intended to defend other "anti-government activists" who have purportedly been silenced by the present administration. "To be honest, we are faced with financial pressure due
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IGP: Cops will probe Najib aide's report as per usual

  • Oct 13, 2018
Police have made conflicting remarks on whether they will investigate a report lodged by an aide to former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak on DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang's claims regarding several high-profile murders. Sentul district police chief S Shanmugamoorthy Chinniah had previously told Malaysiakini there was nothing to investigate as it was a civil matter. However, inspector-general of police Fuzi Harun (above) at an event in Johor today said that a probe will be initiated. "The
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Najib's aide lodges report on Kit Siang's claims

  • Oct 13, 2018
An aide to former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak has lodged a police report to demand investigations into DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang's claims that several high-profile deaths or murder cases should be reinvestigated. The redacted report, which was sighted and lodged at the Brickfields district police headquarters at 8.16pm by the complainant, who described his job as a "personal assistant". The complainant had urged the police to investigate Lim based on a Malaysiakini articl
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Najib 'orders' police report against himself

  • Oct 12, 2018
Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak says he will order his assistant to lodge a police report against him tomorrow so that the authorities can start investigating if he was involved in several high-profile murders while he was still in power.In a Facebook post tonight, Najib said this was the last resort he had to take to clear his name following repeated calls by DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang to the authorities to reopen their probes into these cases.Lim and Najib have been engaged in a war of
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I'm not suffering from amnesia, Najib suffers from hallucination

  • Oct 11, 2018
COMMENT | I read the latest fulminations by Najib Abdul Razak with shock and sadness, that the former occupant of the highest political office in the land could be so devoid of both sense and sensibility that he could indulge in a daily nonsensical verbal diarrhoea against me, confirming that he has no respect whatsoever for the noble values in life, ie truth, justice and honour. Before the 14th general election, he indulged in lies, falsehoods and fake news as alleging that when Pakatan Hara
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Najib maintains 'innocence', appears unrepentant over 1MDB in FT interview

  • Oct 11, 2018
Amid the flurry of corruption and abuse of power charges against him, Najib Abdul Razak has reiterated his "innocence" in the 1MDB scandal. In an interview with Financial Times in Kuala Lumpur, the former prime minister, not once, but twice, appeared unrepentant when questions were framed to him regarding his purported role in the scandal. Reiterating his claim that the US$681 million (RM2.6 billion) in his personal account was a donation from a member of the Saudi royal family, Najib insi
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Why didn't you reopen murder cases when you were PM? - Kit Siang asks Najib

  • Oct 11, 2018
DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang wants former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak to explain why he did not reopen the cases of several high-profile murders while he was still in power.“He should answer why is it he didn’t reopen investigations when he was prime minister,” Lim said to reporters after attending a ceramah in Lukut, Port Dickson today.The cases Lim was referring to were the murders of Ambank founder and banker Hussain Najadi, deputy public prosecutor Kevin Morais, Mongolian national Al
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Under shadow of RM6.5m bail, Najib's family says can't open bank account

  • Oct 6, 2018
Nooryana Najwa, the daughter of Najib Abdul Razak, is claiming that banks are rejecting the family's bid to open a fresh account to receive public donations for her parents' hefty bail amounts over multiple money-laundering charges. Taking to Instagram, Nooryana alleged that banks were not allowing the Najibs to open an account for fear of being seen to be helping the embattled former prime minister. Her father has been hit by a total of 32 charges for alleged offences related to 1MDB and
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