Dhaka, Jan.26 (ANI):Malaysia’s top prosecutor has cleared Prime Minister Najib Razak of corruption in a long running financial scandal that has gripped the attention of the nation.
The Attorney General’s office said the 681-million dollars that Najib received in his bank account was a personal donation from the Saudi royal family.
Critics, however, had alleged that the money had come from a state-owned investment fund.
Najib has consistently denied these accusations and faced pressure to resign, reports The Daily Star.
Anti-corruption officials have previously said he received the money as a gift from a foreign funder.
The Attorney General’s office, however, cleared that the amount was a ‘personal donation’from the royal family in Saudi Arabia, transferred between the end of March and early April 2013.(ANI)