Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

Former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has been charged with corruption and cash laundering, making him Malaysia’s second ex-leader to be indicted after leaving workplace

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin was charged Friday with corruption and cash laundering, making him Malaysia’s second ex-leader to be indicted after leaving workplace.

Muhyiddin, 75, pleaded harmless to 4 fees of abusing his energy to acquire bribes for his get together and two fees of cash laundering. He was arrested Thursday by the anti-graft company however launched on bail, slamming the fees in opposition to him as political persecution to crush his opposition alliance forward of state elections.

The costs got here after Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, who took energy in November, ordered a evaluate of presidency tasks accepted by previous administrations together with Muhyiddin, who led Malaysia from March 2020 till August 2021.

Two senior members from Muhyiddin’s Bersatu get together had been lately charged with graft. The anti-graft company has additionally frozen Bersatu’s get together accounts.



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