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Najib’s wife arrested, to be charged with money laundering – Malaysia

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Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the wife of the former Malaysian PM, Najib Tun Razak, has been arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

According to her lawyers, she was arrested at 3.20pm while giving a statement at the headquarters of the MACC. It has been learnt that the wife of the former prime minister will be charged with money laundering tomorrow.

Rosmah arrived at the MACC headquarters at 10.42am earlier today. She was accompanied by her lawyers, Datuk K. Kumaraendran and Datuk Geethan Ram Vincent. This is her third appointment with the MACC officials.

On June 5, she was questioned for about five hours by MACC investigators over a probe into SRC International, a former 1MDB subsidiary. On September 26, Rosmah was called in for a second round of questioning, this time specifically about 1MDB, which lasted almost 13 hours.

THe MACC Chief Commissioner Datuk Seri Shukri Abdull is quoted as saying on September 24 that the investigations on Rosmah had been completed and the report had been submitted to the Attorney General. He said that it would be up to the Attorney General to prosecute Rosmah.

STORY: The Nation

 

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