Court acquits Najib, Arul Kanda of tampering with 1MDB audit

THE High Court in Kuala Lumpur has acquitted jailed former prime minister Najib Razak and former 1MDB chief executive officer Arul Kanda of tampering with the 1MDB audit report.

Justice Zani Mazlan ruled favour of the defendants, saying the prosecution had failed to prove its case under section 23 of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009.