Former Malaysian prime minister Najib quizzed again by MACC

KUALA LUMPUR – Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak is being questioned again today by the anti-graft agency on matters linked to troubled state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

A source told The Straits Times the Pekan Member of Parliament is being probed for alleged abuse of power.

“Yes, he arrived at 10am. The team will quiz him on land (matters) and projects,” the source said.

“It is linked to abuse of power,” the source said, adding that the fresh case was related to some contract procurement matters.

This is the fifth time Najib has been summoned for questioning by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

MACC deputy commissioner Azam Baki confirmed with The Straits Times that Najib was called in e offence, or RM10,000, whichever is higher.for another round of questioning on Tuesday (Oct 16). He declined to disclose more details.

It is learnt that Najib entered the MACC headquarters on Tuesday via a back door.

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