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Malaysia to Charge Former Prime Minister with Corruption

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, is expected to be charged with corruption over alleged diversion of funds to his party.

Muhyiddin went voluntarily for questioning at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission in relation to allegations that building contractors deposited money into the accounts of his party in exchange for contracts during the pandemic.

Chairman of the Country’s Anti-Corruption Commission, Ahief Baki, said the former prime minister would appear in court on Friday.

A number of other Bersatu politicians have been questioned over the allegations and two have been charged.

Written by: Helen Obih

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