Malaysian court to decide if 1MDB charges against Najib have merit

The 1MDB sign as seen through a car. Photo: Bloomberg TV

A Malaysian court is set to decide if prosecutors have made a sufficient case against ex-premier Najib Razak in the trial involving a former unit of troubled state-owned investment firm 1MDB.

Najib is set to appear in a Kuala Lumpur court on Monday, when the judge will announce whether the charges against him will be struck out or if the case will proceed by ordering him to enter his defense. Najib has consistently denied any wrongdoing.

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