PUTRAJAYA (Feb 20): The extradition of former Goldman Sachs managing director Roger Ng to the United States (US) will only be carried out after his cases in Malaysian courts are completed, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Muhyiddin said this was the advice of Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to him via an official letter a few days ago informing that Ng has to face charges in Malaysia next month.

"So it is likely that Ng's extradition will have to be postponed because priority is on his cases in Malaysia. That was the advice of the Attorney-General," he said when asked to comment on Ng's extradition after the 47th anniversary celebration of the Malaysian Volunteer Corps Department at his Ministry here today.

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