KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was charged in the High Court here today on three additional charges involving money laundering totaling RM47 million ($15.5 million), five years ago.

Najib, 66, who was dressed in a blue suit, pleaded not guilty after all the extra charges were read separately before Judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali.

Najib's cases were set for mention here today. The former Prime Minister already faces three criminal breach of trust charges involving SRC International funds amounting to RM42 million and three counts of money laundering involving the same fund.

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