Former Malaysian PM Najib charged with criminal breach of trust

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged on Wednesday with three counts of criminal breach of trust and one count of using his position for gratification as part of a probe into missing money from state fund 1MDB.

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives in court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin

The charges are in connection with how 42 million ringgit ($10 million) went from SRC International, a former 1MDB unit, into Najib’s personal bank account.

Reporting by Rozanna Latiff; Editing by Darren Schuettler

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