Former Malaysian prime minister denies corruption allegation

The former Malaysian prime minister, Najib Razak, refused all the corruption charges convicted against him in the high court of Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, April 3.

Razak was publically accused of a multi-billion scam and was sentenced for theft of 42 million Malaysian ringgit, which is approximately worth $ 10.3 million. Razak, however pleaded not-guilty of seven imposed corruption charges. The trial is set to continue on April 15.

Najib Razak was the sixth prime minister and served the nation from 2009 to 2018 until he was arrested in July 2018 on the grounds of theft and fraud. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission had seized good worth millions after his arrest.