Najib sues ex-AG, publisher for defamation over Altantuya reference

Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Convicted former prime minister Najib Razak believes that Tommy Thomas implicates him in the murder of Altantuya Shaariibuu in his memoir, even though the former AG does explicitly mention him. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 27, 2021.

CONVICTED former prime minister Najib Razak has filed for defamation against former attorney-general Tommy Thomas and publisher GB Gerakbudaya Sdn Bhd over passages in the bestselling autobiography My Story: Justice in the Wilderness.

Najib, the MP for Pekan, alleged that Thomas had made “very serious defamatory statements” in Chapter 42 regarding the murder of Mongolian national Altantuya Shaariibuu.

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