Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak summoned for questioning in 1MDB case

Signage for 1Malaysia Development Bhd. (1MDB) is displayed at the site of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Friday, July 17, 2015. Photographer: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has summoned former premier Najib Razak for questioning on alleged money laundering linked to 1MDB, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Najib must appear at the anti-graft agency on Tuesday to give his statement on the case relating to SRC International Sdn, a former unit of troubled state fund 1MDB, according to the person, who asked not to be identified as the matter is private. Najib pleaded not guilty to several counts of corruption and criminal breach of trust, also linked to SRC, when he was charged on July 4.

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