Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak appears in court in Kuala Lumpur on July 4 for corruption-related charges over his alleged involvement in the 1MBD scandal. (Photo: Xinhua/VNA) Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been summoned by the police again to have his statement recorded over the investigation into the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Malaysian General Deputy Inspector of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim confirmed the information on July 19, adding that the statement from Najib was necessary for the police to complete its probe. The investigation documents are to be submitted to the Attorney-General’s Chambers soon, he said. On a related matter, Noor Rashid said police are still in the process of identifying the whereabouts of businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, amidst rumours that he had been arrested in China. He said the country’s intelligence forces will continue to work closely with their counterparts in other countries to track down the fugitive businessman. Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak founded the 1MDB investment fund in 2009, supposedly to serve Malaysia’s development through global partnerships and foreign direct investment. However, it became the centre of a money laundering scandal, allegedly causing losses… Read full this story
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