KUALA LUMPUR — July 17, 2018: The freeze on the personal bank account of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was lifted yesterday since it is no longer linked to politics or matters being investigated.
According to a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission source, the lifting is extended to several other accounts.
The 1Malaysia Development Berhad Special Task Force had on July 2 said it had frozen 408 accounts of individuals, political parties and NGOs with a total of RM1.1 billion on June 26 and 29.
These accounts included those of 81 individuals and 55 companies suspected to have received funds from 1MDB. — Bernama