SINGAPORE (July 4): The Malaysian High Court has today granted former Malaysian prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak an interim gag order against the media from discussing the charges from now until Aug 8.

See: Najib pleads not guilty to corruption charges in 1MDB case

This request was made by defence lawyer Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, on the grounds that Najib has been facing a trial by media since Barisan Nasional (BN) lost in the 14th general election.

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