The former Secretary-General of Treasury Tan Sri Irwan Serigar Abdullah was summoned by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to give statements on 1MDB and the Abu Dhabi investment firm, International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC). PIX: IQBAL BASRI / Malaysia Gazette / 24 OCTOBER 2018
The former Secretary-General of Treasury Tan Sri Irwan Serigar Abdullah was summoned by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to give statements on 1MDB and the Abu Dhabi investment firm, International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC). PIX: IQBAL BASRI / Malaysia Gazette / 24 OCTOBER 2018

By Mohammad Arif Nizam

PUTRAJAYA – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has confirmed that former Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and the former Secretary-General of Treasury Tan Sri Mohd. Irwan Serigar Abdullah will be charged tomorrow.

In a statement, the MACC said that the Attorney-General’s Chamber had approved the charges.

“Both of them will be jointly-charged on power abuse involving government funds.

“Najib and Mohd Irwan Serigar will be at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court on 25 October 2018 at 7.30 a.m. for the charges,” said the statement which was distributed to the media right after the former Prime Minister finished giving his statements for three hours at 5.00 p.m.

Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak left the headquarters of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) after giving his statements on the 1MDB and Abu Dhabi investment firm, International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC).   PIX: IQBAL BASRI / Malaysia Gazette / 24 OCTOBER 2018
Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak left the headquarters of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) after giving his statements on the 1MDB and Abu Dhabi investment firm, International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC).
PIX: IQBAL BASRI / Malaysia Gazette / 24 OCTOBER 2018

Najib and Irwan were called by the MACC to complete their final investigation processes and the charges.

Meanwhile, the MACC has also obtained the permission to charge the former Director-General of Malaysia External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) Datuk Hasanah Abdul Hamid on criminal breach of trust involving government’s money.

Datuk Hasanah Abdul Hamid was escorted by the MACC officers to get a remand order at the Putrajaya Magistrate Court last 29 August for the investigation of the misappropriation of the 14th General Election (GE14) funds.   PIX: SYAFIQ AMBAK / Malaysia Gazette
Datuk Hasanah Abdul Hamid was escorted by the MACC officers to get a remand order at the Putrajaya Magistrate Court last 29 August for the investigation of the misappropriation of the 14th General Election (GE14) funds.
PIX: SYAFIQ AMBAK / Malaysia Gazette

Hasanah will be charged at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court on the same day under the same section. -MalaysiaGazette

Read More:

Irwan Serigar arrived at MACC in Myvi despite his RM2.9 million salary

Najib gives statement at MACC, not surrender

MACC found RM35.4 million after the arrest of MEIO officers

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Comment moderation is enabled. Your comment may take some time to appear.