Najib verdict sparks ‘rule of law’ hope


Sheridan Mahavera

Former prime minister Najib Razak was found guilty of abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and money-laundering yesterday but might still go free when his appeal goes to the higher courts. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, July 29, 2020.

THE SRC International verdict has reignited hope that the rule of law in Malaysia is moving in the right direction despite events of the past months after the fall of Pakatan Harapan in late February.

Political analysts told The Malaysian Insight the fact that former prime minister Najib Razak was found guilty of abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and money-laundering is a sign of increasing judicial independence.


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  • Justice is served. Hope there will be no more selling of one's soul just for a few cheap favours in return. All Umno heavy weights and those who hold high government positions charged or not who have taken millions, bought expensive watches for themselves and their wives using unlawful money please return them to rightful owner

    Posted 1 month ago by Zainuddin Yusoff