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Malaysia charges former PM Najib's wife Rosmah with receiving bribes of RM189m

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Malaysia on Thursday charged Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, with receiving bribes of RM189 million (S$62 million) from a company pitching for a government project.

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia on Thursday charged Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, with receiving bribes of RM189 million (S$62 million) from a company pitching for a government project.

Prosecutors who charged Rosmah with two counts of corruption said the payments concerned a RM1.25 billion solar project in schools in Malaysia's eastern state of Sarawak, on the island of Borneo.

She pleaded not guilty to both the charges.

REUTERS

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