October 3, 2023

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Loses Appeal of 1MDB Conviction

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Former Malaysian Primary Minister Najib Razak misplaced an attraction in opposition to his conviction very last 12 months on charges linked to his purpose in one particular of the world’s most significant monetary scandals, dealing a setback to the disgraced ex-chief amid a resurgence of his political clout.

Malaysia’s appellate courtroom struck down the attraction on Wednesday, upholding Mr. Najib’s conviction very last 12 months on all 7 of the charges in issue, including abuse of energy, money laundering and criminal breach of have confidence in. Justice Abdul Karim Abdul Jalil explained the court’s a few-member bench was unanimous in its choice.