28 Jul '15, 1pm

Facing corruption scandal, Malaysian PM fires officials investigating him - Aljazeera

Facing corruption scandal, Malaysian PM fires officials investigating him Aljazeera July 28, 2015 Critics say Najib Razak is trying to avoid prosecution amid allegations that he received $700 million in state funds Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, stung by allegations that he received some $700 million in government money, fired the attorney general who had been investigating him and a deputy who has been among his most prominent critics on Tuesday. Najib is under increasing pressure over leaked confidential documents that allegedly show the money, from state investment fund 1MDB, went into his personal accounts. Najib announced over national television Tuesday that his deputy Muhyiddin Yassin will be replaced by Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a Cabinet member who will also retain his home minister portfolio. Earlier Tuesday, the government announced it had terminated the servic...

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