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AG clears Najib of wrongdoing in US$681m donation scandal

Investigation papers to be returned to MACC with instructions to close probe; Apandi's findings greeted with derision

Malaysia's anti-graft agency had recommended that Prime Minister Najib Razak be charged with criminal misappropriation, a source said on Wednesday, amid growing outrage after the premier was cleared of any offences in a multi-million-dollar scandal.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak did not commit any criminal offence in the now infamous case of the US$681 million donation, Attorney-General Mohamed Apandi Ali declared on Tuesday. He also cleared the PM of wrongdoing in another indirect transfer of RM42 million (S$14...