Malaysia's Former PM Najib Razak Pleads Not Guilty As Corruption Trial Starts

The 65-year-old pleaded not guilty to seven charges of corruption and money laundering.

Malaysia's Former PM Najib Razak Pleads Not Guilty As Corruption Trial Starts

Najib Razak has been accused of a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal. (File)

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.



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