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Thanks for the obvious but 1MDB not absolved, Kit Siang tells Jasa

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DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang said the Special Affairs Department was stating the obvious when it claimed the 30-month jail sentence of Jho Low’s banker Yeo Jia Wei in Singapore had nothing to do with 1MDB president Arul Kanda Kandasamy and Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak.

He said this was because the conviction was specifically for Yeo tampering with witnesses to cover up his alleged bigger offences of laundering money linked to 1MDB.

The trial for the money-laundering offences, of which Yeo faces seven charges, will begin next year.

As such, he said this does not absolve 1MDB and individuals Jasa was trying to protect...

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