Impact of Najib’s conviction yet to be determined

Raevathi Supramaniam Diyana Ibrahim

Some political analysts and Umno grassroots supporters are of the view that Najib's conviction will have little to no effect on the party. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 24, 2022.

NAJIB Razak’s conviction in the SRC International Sdn Bhd trial may have several outcomes for Umno and Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s future, political analysts said.

On the one hand, the former prime minister’s conviction could potentially strengthen Ismail’s position, but it could also mean the end for Umno’s court cluster.

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