Malaysian court releases convicted ex-PM Najib’s passport for trip to Singapore

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s Court of Appeal on Monday granted a request from former prime minister Najib Razak, who was convicted on graft charges last year, to temporarily release his passport so he can attend the birth of his grandchild in Singapore, a prosecutor said. Najib was sentenced in July 2020 to 12 years’ jail for corruption and money laundering in a case linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/how-malaysia-is-seeking-recover-billions-dollars-missing-1mdb-2021-05-11 at now-defunct state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). He h…

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