KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): Malaysian police today filed the first set of criminal charges against Low Taek Jho (Jho Low) and his father over money allegedly stolen from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

The charges for money laundering were brought against Low and his father Tan Sri (Larry) Low Hock Peng “in absentia” by the Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) of the police and the Attorney-General’s Chambers.

The court papers were registered with the Sessions Court in Putrajaya this morning and warrants of arrest for both men were also sought.

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