MALAYSIA: MEDIA FOCUS ON KL COURT, AWAITING CHARGES AGAINST NAJIB, IRWAN SERIGAR, HASANAH

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Oct 25 (NNN-Bernama) Media attention today is on the Kuala Lumpur Court where former prime minister Najib Tun Razak and former Treasury secretary-generali Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah are expected to be charged with criminal breach of trust involving government funds.

Reporters and press photographers began gathering as early as 6.30 am outside the courts complex which is under heavy police guard. They were not allowed in as yet.

Besides Najib and Mohd Irwan Serigar, former Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) director-general Hasanah Abdul Hamid is also expected to face similar charges.

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) announced in a statement yesterday that it has received the go-ahead from the Attorney-General’s Chambers to press charges against Najib, Mohd Irwan Serigar and Hasanah today.

Source: NAM News Network