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Former Malaysia PM Najib Razak pleads not guilty as corruption trial starts

AFP
Published : Apr 3, 2019, 1:41 pm IST
Updated : Apr 3, 2019, 1:41 pm IST

Malaysia's disgraced former leader Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all charges against him.

The 65-year-old took his seat in the dock and pleaded not guilty to seven charges of corruption and money laundering. (Photo:AP)
 The 65-year-old took his seat in the dock and pleaded not guilty to seven charges of corruption and money laundering. (Photo:AP)

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's disgraced former leader Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all charges against him at the start of his trial Wednesday over a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal that sent shockwaves around the world.

After arriving at court in Kuala Lumpur, where supporters were chanting "Long live Najib!", the 65-year-old took his seat in the dock and pleaded not guilty to seven charges of corruption and money laundering.

Tags: najib razak, multi-billion-dollar financial scandal
Location: Malaysia, Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur