Tue. Apr 16th, 2024
Former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman currently holds the record for the most charges, 52, among the big fishes. — Picture by Firdaus Latif from Malay Mail

The first “big fish” once thought to be untouchable and to be hauled to the courts for alleged crimes is former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who quit as BN chairman and Umno president on May 12, 2018 ― a day after Umno’s first birthday celebration as an Opposition party in a sombre event.

Here, Malay Mail gives you a quick recap of a selected list of the other “big fishes” facing charges in court, which is predominantly made up of leaders linked to or with positions in Umno, including Tan Sri Isa Samad who quit the party last year to contest as an independent against Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in the Port Dickson by-election.

Low Taek Jho or Jho Low, who is alleged to be a key player of the 1MDB scandal, has not actually been charged in local courts as he is not in the country. Charges have however been filed here against Low who remains in hiding, so he gets a special mention here.

Full article on Malay Mail: https://bit.ly/2LFX7pf