Malaysia’s former prime minister and current member of parliament (MP) for Pekan Najib Razak has been sentenced to up to 12 years in jail on July 28.

Najib was also fined RM210 million ($68.1 million) after being found guilty by High Court judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali in the first of five trials related to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.

See also: Najib found guilty of all charges in first of five 1MDB-related trials

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