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Najib endorsed RM5m payment for Arul Kanda, says Lim

Kow Gah Chie  |  Published:  |  Modified:

PARLIAMENT | Former Prime Minister Najib Razak had endorsed an RM5 million payment to ex-1MDB president Arul Kanda Kandasamy, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng revealed today.

This confirms an exclusive report by Malaysiakini in June, which said that the government agreed to pay the ex-gratia amount to the former head honcho of 1MDB.

"In January this year, he was paid RM2.5 million as an advance payment, and will later receive another RM2.5 million after June 30...

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