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Former special officer of Najib remanded over 1MDB

  • A former special officer of Najib is held on remand by MACC for seven days to assist in investigation into a case linked to 1MDB. Photo courtesy: Bernama

PUTRAJAYA, June 25 (Bernama) -- A former special officer of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is being held on remand by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for seven days from today to assist in its investigation into a case related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

The MAAC secured the order for the remand of the 42-year-old "Datuk" until July 1 from Magistrate Shah Wira Abdul Halim at the Putrajaya Magistrate¡¦s Court here to facilitate its probe under Section 17(a) of the MACC Act 2009.

The man was brought to the court at 9.15 am, handcuffed and clad in the MACC orange lockup attire.

He had been asked to give a statement at the MACC headquarters yesterday and was arrested at 9.45 pm.

He had served with Bank Negara prior to being appointed as a special officer to Najib in 2009. He resigned from the post on June 5.

 

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