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Malaysia's Anwar says wanted 1MDB suspect to get fair trial

AP  |  Singapore 

Leading Malaysian Ibrahim says a fugitive tycoon accused of ransacking a state investment fund will be given a fair trial, while hinting that more former officials could be tried on corruption charges.

Malaysian and US prosecutors have charged Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, for his alleged role in an epic money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions of dollars from the indebted 1MDB fund.

Attending an economic forum in Singapore, said Tuesday he was "quite pleased" with the developments in the case so far and that investigations in the US, and and other places were "progressing very well."

The new has brought multiple corruption cases against former and officials in his administration.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 14:05 IST