Former Malaysian Prime Minister Seeks House Arrest for Jail Term

By
Ming-Hua Tan
1 min read

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Seeks House Arrest

Former Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, has filed a judicial review seeking to serve the remainder of his prison sentence under house arrest, following a royal decision to halve his jail term just two months ago.

Key Takeaways:

  • Najib Razak files a judicial review to serve the remainder of his prison sentence under house arrest.
  • The former king, Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah, issued an addendum order allowing the reduced prison sentence to be served under house arrest.
  • Information about the addendum order was not made public.
  • Najib Razak was imprisoned in 2022 for crimes committed while in power.

Do You Know?

  • 1MDB is a state investment fund formed by Najib Razak which has been at the center of a major financial scandal.
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